Being a parent to a child with congenital issues is an incredibly messy and beautifully paradoxical blend of challenge, heartbreak, and joy.
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You never realize how much of life revolves around food and eating until you have a child with a feeding disorder. And then, eating becomes your ENTIRE world. Discussions about breastfeeding, toddlers with messy faces, or the sight of a couple kiddos eating some fruit slices at a play date can bring you to tears […]
As someone who was born and raised in Fort Worth, I’ve always been proud of our city. Since becoming a mom of a child with “special needs,” both medically and developmentally, I’ve become even prouder. We have some of the most talented medical and developmental professionals in the country right here in our own backyard! […]
Before Baby (B.B.), my husband and I LOVED going out to eat. Breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, brinner, dessert . . . you name it, and we would go out to EAT it! We especially loved going to The Bearded Lady and Flying Saucer to guzzle down some of the most delicious beers with our food. […]
If you asked some of my closet friends what my love language is they would say giving gifts. I love getting my friends and family the perfect gift or finding the perfect party favor for an event. I love it so much that I have a tendency to go overboard. My husband rolls his eyes […]
I don’t care what your stance is on breastfeeding and/or formula feeding. The truth is that at some point or another, regardless of how much you are in a rhythm, they both suck (ha – pun intended). Yeah, I said it. Feeding your baby at times can be its own form of torture. While pregnant […]
My husband and I recently decided to start our five-month-old little guy on solid foods — a major (and adventure-filled!) milestone in every baby’s first year. I found it to be a twisted and winding road when it came to navigating information about this topic. The message I got from my pediatrician was different than the perspectives I […]