NICU Care Packages for Families

If you’ve been with us for the long haul, you might remember that we had a community effort project of NICU Kits that we assembled and donated to our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit connections at St. Vincent Women’s and families all over the nation. We had a passion for parents going through the uncertainties and …

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Preemies to Kings

Our tiny miracles turn FIVE today. It’s absolutely astonishing. What a road we’ve journeyed together, Sweet Miracle Boys! I never thought I’d give birth to a baby that would be dependent on ventilators, tubes, wires, and monitors to survive.  I never could have fathomed the helplessness I would feel to watch one of my babies …

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St. Vincent’s Annual NICU Reunion Picnic 2011

It’s always hard to put into words what the annual St. Vincent’s NICU Reunion Picnic means to us.  I’ve attempted for the last four years, but it always feels inadequate. Sure, St. V’s knows how to throw a great summer party in the park with games, bounce houses, a petting zoo, snacks, train rides, etc. However, …

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Life.

My Friday night and early hours of Saturday morning were spent in the ER with very scary and unsettling symptoms. Brad and the boys returned from some dear friends house Friday evening to find me on the couch feeling down right awful.  I felt out of body, dizzy, tingly, nauseated, my chest was tight, and …

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Gigs, Decisions, and Some Other “Big Girl” Stuff

I feel like I needed a catch-you-up on some of the “business” that’s been going on in our lives. You might have noticed that I’ve stepped back just a tad from my blogging frequency, and while there’s several factors that go into that, here’s a couple of them I’d like to share: ~ Some of …

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Keepin’ It Real Rewinds 14 – Finding Out the Gender in a Quad Pregnancy

Picking up from where I left off last Rewind… “But wait, there was another surprise in store for us during the ultrasound.This surprise was responsible for putting the largest smile on my husbands face that I have ever witnessed and nearly gave me a heart attack.  All of this before heading in to a major …

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Top 10 Reasons We Attend the St. Vincent NICU Reunion Picnic

The annual St. Vincent NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) Reunion Picnic is MUST on our summer agenda. Each and every year, it renews our gratefulness for the nurses, doctors, and medical staff involved in caring for our 2 month premature babies. Plus, it’s an all-round fabulous time! Here’s 10 Reasons Why We Attend Each Year: …

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