MY NAME IS KARY AND I AM FROM HAITI. I DIDN'T HAVE A HAPPY CHILDHOOD BUT RIGHT NOW I AM ABOUT TO LIVE ONE.I HAVE MY BABY IN DECEMBER 31, AND I ALWAYS WANTED TO HAVE MY FIRST BABY IN THAT DATE. I GUESS I AM LUCKY AS CRESUS, SO AT THAT MOMENT I SAW HIM ALL MY ANXIETY WENT AWAY. I COULD SEE THE LOVE, THE HOPE IN HIS EYES, THEN I BEGIN TO ADORE HIM.
THE POINT THAT SOMETIMES PEOPLE THINK THAT HAVING A BABY IS A BIG MISTAKE BUT IT IS NOT. I KNOW HAVING A BABY SO YOUNG CAN GUIDE…Continue
My daugther had been having problems hearing me and always wanted me to turn things louder or "say it again" because she didnt hear. Her PediDoc send us to an ENT. They removed her inlarged tonsils and infected tonsils thinking that was the reason. At her 6 week check up after surgery the adiologist performed several hearing test. She did perfect with her right ear but failed all in her left ear. The Doctor then set up an ABR hearing test and sedated her. With this hearing test they…Continue
Dear Baby Princess,
As I type this, you are in the operating room.
Today is your third (and hopefully final) surgery. Fourth, if you include getting tubes in your ears. And though we are getting to be old pros at the day surgery process, it never seems to get easier to watch you wheeled away on a gurney, so sad and scared.
I know I haven't written in a while, and I apologize. Honestly I shouldn't even be writing now - I need to be working. …Continue
I have a 14 year old, a 20 month old and am due in December with my third child (all boys). I have read several comments/posts/blogs on this site about parents expecting their eldest child to help out with the younger one for numerous reasons (parents are tired from work, no family nearby to help out, etc etc). I wonder how appropriate this is?…Continue
I can't stop thinking about this quote I saw on Pinterest the other day: "The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice" by Peggy O'Mara. Is this not so true for you?! I still hear my mother in my head (probably more so now that I'm a mom, since of course I've turned into her more than I would like to admit!). I'm now so conscious of the fact that what I say and do is going to influence my son forever and ever, lol! The things I do and say that are good, the things I do and say…Continue