• Charity,  Motherhood

    World Prematurity Day

    World Prematurity Day is on November 17, but it has really sparked vivid memories for us. It’s the one day of the year I never thought I’d celebrate. But being the parent of a tiny miracle, it’s a privilege that we’re able to celebrate this day.  I never wanted to miss out on my third trimester of pregnancy with Julia, but that was the hand of cards we were dealt. My water breaking at 27 weeks 4 days, then ultimately going through the scariest morning of my life (second to my water breaking), Julia was delivered by emergency C section. She was born crying, and at a tiny 2 lbs…

  • Charity

    March for Babies 2019 Ambassador Family

    This year for the 2019 March for Babies for Western Connecticut, we were chosen to be the walks Ambassador Family. We are so happy that we are able to share our story of how having Julia 11 weeks early changed our little family. Our sweet little Julia spent the first 50 days of her life in New Haven, at Yale. We were blessed to have a feisty little girl who beat the odds, and still continues to do so. Please donate to our team, help give other preemies and their families hope for tomorrow. Without the March of Dimes and their funding for research for life saving measures for babies born…

  • Charity

    Annual Memorial Blood Drive

    Every year in August, I organize a memorial blood drive. It’s in memory of my father-in-law who passed away several years ago. He was an integral member in our family, and relied heavily on the generosity of strangers through blood donation. I started this annual event as a way to be able to preserve his memory in our community. Blood donation kept him going through his sickness and gave the family an additional 18 years to be able to love him. This is our small way of paying it forward and hopefully giving other families more time with their loved ones. Below is a link to our website for the…


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