Consuming extra water can actually be deadly for a baby. It causes the sodium level in their blood to drop. This can lead to brain swelling, which can cause poor feeding, extreme exhaustion, seizures, and eventually death.
Author Archive | Kelly
I recently found myself with the desire to lose a few pounds, but quite honestly, I wasn’t willing to commit myself to a diet or crazy exercise plan. So, instead I came up with some lazy ways to lose a little weight that didn’t really require too much of a lifestyle change.
This is my letter to her. I’m sharing it here in hopes that it resonates with other mommas in similar situations. To those mommas who work outside the house, trusting your child with someone else is HARD. I only hope you are as lucky as we are in finding the right person or people to trust […]
It hit me. Not only did I really need a nap, because I was trying to get a cat to talk, but it also made me step back and really think about the time I spend with Avery. I spend so much of it working on the things she’s doing in therapy that I tend […]
Don’t worry, I’m not going to tell you to stop playing the comparison game. Honestly, I don’t think it’s possible. It’s a part of human nature. I’m here to tell you the opposite — you SHOULD compare your life to others. It can, in fact, make you a happier, more grateful person. It’s all about […]
Unless your child’s surgeon or physician has personal experience with a feeding tube, they can’t actually tell you much about the day-to-day of what to expect when you go home. In the two years that my daughter Avery has had her G-button, I’ve learned a few things that I’m happy to share with you.
As for our family, we have been subjecting our daughter to “digital heroin” for quite some time, rather guiltlessly, I must admit. We rarely go anywhere without Avery’s tablet. Yes, I said it. Avery is not yet three and has her own tablet. It is used multiple times on a daily basis for a variety […]