• Motherhood

    Celebrating Bringing Audrey Home.

    As a parent of a NNICU baby your child will always have three very special days. The first one is their birthday, the next is the actual due date, and the final one is the day they were cut loose from the NNICU. Even though I had a scheduled date for Audreys birth, there was still a minor hiccup and she spent a short time in the NNICU. Eight days to be exact. But we were able to finally bring her home after what felt like forever! Sometimes that second time around can bring back some really daunting memories of what the NNICU was like with a very premature baby.…

  • Motherhood

    Top Baby Registry Items For the First Time Mom

    Below are some of my favorite items that I have used to date with my girls- some of these items have been so helpful to have so I wanted to take some time and share them with you. 1. Inglesina Clip on High ChairThis High Chair has been such a life saver for us, on more than one occasion. Often times restaurants aren’t able to offer a booster/high chair to accommodate your dining needs, but this chair does it all. We have even traveled with this chair too. If you are in a space constraint in your own home, this can double as your goto high chair for feeding needs.  https://rstyle.me/+Pd-osntDGsrzhIoeQbCxgw 2.…

  • Motherhood

    Surviving the NNICU as a new mom.

    This time of year really elicits all the feels from me. Four short years ago we were sitting in the NNICU, waiting so patiently to bring our sweet little girl home. Those 50 days felt like an eternity, but we survived it- somehow. The NNICU really worked me over- emotionally. I felt like I was in the scene of the Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy’s house was spinning. I felt lost, isolated, terrified, and really numb. The NNICU can really be a terrifying place for a (first time) parent. The memories that I have of meeting my daughter for the first time are something that I work so hard to…


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