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What Do You Really Need to Worry About? New Series
By     |    Jan 14, 2014
Posted in: Family, NICU, Parenting, Practical Advice, Sandwich Lady, What to REALLY worry about     |    7 Comments

What Do You Really Need to Worry About? New Series

For a while, I’ve been wanting to write about this topic: What Do You Really Need To Worry About? as it pertains to new moms, moms in the NICU, moms with young children, and members of the Sandwich Generation. So, I’m starting a series of posts, that will be posted on Tuesdays (my Lit Ladies’ blog day), and here’s the reason why. .. We all worry about TOO MUCH STUFF. […]

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Why I am Thankful for Nurses and Doctors (And Not the Nosy Lady at Target Yesterday)
By     |    Nov 26, 2013
Posted in: Humor, NICU, Parenting, Sandwich Lady     |    10 Comments

Why I am Thankful for Nurses and Doctors (And Not the Nosy Lady at Target Yesterday)

Two days before Thanksgiving, I decided that I should post about something positive, meaningful, and full of gratitude. So, I am–but I still can’t help bringing up that lady in Target yesterday. (My Facebook friends are nodding their heads. .. ) Let’s start off on a good note–as part of the Sandwich Generation and a mother of advanced maternal age (that means 39), I have had my fair share of […]

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Having a Trekkie for a Husband and a Daddy
By     |    Nov 19, 2013
Posted in: Family, Humor, NICU, Parenting, Sandwich Lady     |    4 Comments

Having a Trekkie for a Husband and a Daddy

The following is an excerpt of an essay I wrote about the experience on Halloween in 2010 and my daughter being transferred at 5-days-old from MO BAP in St. Louis to Children’s Hospital. If you missed the post two weeks ago, then you missed that my husband was dressed up as Riker from Star Trek The Next Generation for Halloween, while we were dealing with all the NICU stuff!  This […]

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Halloweens Only Get Better Now or An Adventure in the NICU
By     |    Nov 5, 2013
Posted in: Family, Grandparents, NICU, Parenting, Sandwich Lady     |    5 Comments

Halloweens Only Get Better Now or An Adventure in the NICU

I had the worst Halloween of my life in 2010. My daughter was 5 days old and in the NICU born 6 1/2 weeks early. This was in St. Louis, where we had just moved 4 weeks earlier, and we were living with my retired parents because our house had not sold. Everyone was surprised when my water broke on October 26, since my due date was not until December […]

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