Sense & Sensitivity

There's two sides to every story...This is mine ...more
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When Talking to Parents of Tiny People

 Earlier this month, I came across an article imploring people to think before they speak when talking to preemie parents. The author was mortified that someone close to her had called her two-month premature son a “monkey baby.” As such, a community of preemie parents had banded together to create a list of the Top Ten Things Not to Say to Parents of Preemies....more

The Weight of Words

I love Erma Bombeck and I miss her.  I will be sad when I can’t find any more of her quotes to use in my sidebar.  The one I just posted brought me to tears as I remembered the more trying years of my motherhood: “Good kids are like sunsets. We take them for granted. Every evening they disappear. Most parents never imagine how hard they try to please us, and how miserable they feel when they think they have failed.” Erma Bombeck (U.S. humorist, 1927-1996)...more

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