Chapter Eight: Another Bump in the Road

It was the start of a new year! 2018 had finally rolled around and brought with it exciting new things for Scarlett. She had finally reached the point where she was able to maintain her own body temperature, which meant she could be in an "Open Crib" (aka a big girl bed, for most babies … Continue reading Chapter Eight: Another Bump in the Road

Chapter Seven: Many the Mile(stones)

You know that hour moms and dads are given to bond with their baby right after they are born? The Golden Hour, it's the first time a mother gets to carry her child and hold them to her chest. That was something I was most excited about and looking forward to my whole pregnancy. As … Continue reading Chapter Seven: Many the Mile(stones)

Chapter Six: Finding Balance

One thing that everyone always told me while Scarlett was in NICU was to remember to "take care of myself". Scarlett was in excellent, capable hands and while my being there was necessary and extremely beneficial for the BOTH of us. I knew it was important to take care of my self too. In the … Continue reading Chapter Six: Finding Balance