I didn’t get to be a “normal” mom, not even from the start. As soon as our oldest was born with his birth defect and spent 6 days in the NICU and then came home with projectile vomiting, severe allergies, asthma, and immune deficiencies; I wasn’t just a “new mom”, I was a “special needs mom”. AndRead more
When I brought my daughter to the doctor the other day for an 8:30am appointment, the nurse asked my daughter what she had for breakfast. When Hadassah told her she had eaten an egg and banana, the nurse acted shocked and said, “wow, good job mama! that is a healthy breakfast!”. You know, you doRead more
Though I have only brought home and cared for 7 babies (since our 5th went to Heaven as a newborn), I have learned through the years what my “must-haves” are… and what I simply do not need or use. So, here are 5 must haves for newborn baby, especially for the first 6 weeks after baby is born.
At one point in our life, I was allowing my oldest to play computer games for 30 minutes, 3 times a week. All of the children were watching an internet show (Netflix, RightNow Media, SmartKidz Media) or movie up to 60 minutes a day, 5 times per week. I’ll admit, I was allowing so much computer time,Read more