banner
What’s in the Free Baby Box?

There are two ways that you can get the baby boxes after you have completed the course at Baby Box University: Pickup at a local distribution center Mailed to you upon completion of the course. The ones you pickup at the local distribution centers can vary with what is inside, the mailed ones are pretty ..
Read More…

banner
What’s Inside the Free Ohio Baby Box?

The Baby Box has finally come to Ohio! What is the Baby Box? The Baby Box is part of the safe sleep promotion. Ohio is the second state to follow the trend that was started in Finland more than 80 years ago and had spread across Europe and Canada.   By all accounts, the Baby Boxes ..
Read More…

banner
Fisher Price My Little Lamb Rocker (Review)

When I first saw this rocker, it was on a garage sale site and I wasn’t pregnant or even expecting to be pregnant, but I just loved it. A few months later when I found out I was pregnant I knew this was “the one.” My mom didn’t agree. I should probably have listened to her. ..
Read More…

banner
18 Must Have Halloween Outfits for Babies in 2017

Why should Halloween be just one night? My little guy and I dress up for the whole holiday season on every single holiday – especially Halloween and Christmas. We dress up for hanging out at home, going shopping, and definitely when we’re going to be visiting with friends or family. Here are some of my ..
Read More…

banner
Should I Buy a Pumping Bra? Which One?

When I first saw these bras I knew I had to have one. I was still pregnant and not planning on returning to work, so I don’t know why I thought I had to have one at that time, but they seemed like such a great idea. I saw myself wearing it while working on ..
Read More…

banner
An Open Letter to Those Who Make and Donate to Preemies and NICU Babies

I’d made some posts about where to donate various goods if you wanted to make things for charity about a year or so ago. I never dreamed that I would be on the receiving end of some of those charities, as I’ve never been on any assistance or received from a charity in my life. ..
Read More…

banner
Free NICU Graduation Certificate

I was a little surprised that our NICU didn’t have graduation certificates, so I made some that you can print for free. The sticker is just a gold seal that I bought from Amazon here. In case they are sold out, the spot where you put the seal is 2″. The template does not have ..
Read More…

banner
Free Preemie Tracking Chart for Baby Book or Scrapbooking

When you first enter the NICU, you’re likely going to be confused and overwhelmed. For several days, I merely accepted the information that the nurses gave me. I Googled what I didn’t understand or they would explain it. They were all very sweet. However, you may find yourself, as I did, wondering how your child ..
Read More…

banner
Managing Preeclampsia and High Blood Pressure – Signs Your BP is Low or High

Preeclampsia has been estimated to occur in about 10% of pregnancies in the United States. While many studies say as low as 3%, a simple Google search will show hundreds of stories of women who experienced the difficulties of the disease. Part of managing your preeclampsia is paying attention to your body and knowing when ..
Read More…

banner
17 to 18 Weeks – Feeling Great

Size of navel orange and dragon fruit, respectively. Keep in mind these sizes are more or less the length NOT the weight.