Archived Posts from Preemie Blog

Before My Eyes

Yesterday he was one, and then he was five, soon eight, then ten, then twelve. Today he’s fourteen, turning fifteen in a month.  And all along, so much more little boy than man; his talks of someday fanciful and improbable. And then six months ago, 3 inches and 11 pounds overnight. Suddenly the boy who […]

To Go Easy

Ahhhh, Sunday morning. And it finally feels like summer here in the North East. Although more rain is due to arrive, I’ll take this morning’s sunshine and the inspiration that arrived with it. I’m reading Yes, Chef, the memoir of Ethiopian born, Swedish adopted, Marcus Samuelsson, which has me inspired in the kitchen.  This morning I’m baking […]

Write to Heal

I had the honor to write over on Preemie Babies 101 this week.  I hope you’ll check it out, especially if you’ve ever thought about doing a little writing.  (The post is geared to preemie parents, but it’s really applicable to all.) “Whether your baby was in the NICU for 2 days or 200, the […]


Ok, to everyone who told me I’d be crazy not to jump at the chance to take the kids and join Lee on a business trip to London – YOU WERE RIGHT! It has been three truly magical days, full of unforgettable moments I hope will be forever seared in the kid’s memory banks.  They certainly […]

Love, Gratitude and Jumping in with Both Feet (plus a giveaway!)

Remember that girl who was afraid to travel to Colorado for a ski vacation? Well, that same girl, just got back from a week in Charleston, South Carolina! It was actually Tucker who took me there.  Well, his 8th grade class trip, to be more precise. His class, who’s been together with the same teacher […]