Today’s our two-year NICU-homecoming anniversary. I didn’t expect anyone but Rob and I to remember it. I now wonder if Toby, Eleanor and Callista remember somehow.
For two years now, our first big event of the day has […]
Toby, Eleanor and Callista,
Two years ago today I woke thinking, “I’m still pregnant! We made it to 28 weeks!” Two hours later, the contractions started. Twenty-four hours later, you were born – three miracles, each separated by one eternity minute.
Two years ago, the what-ifs tucked me into bed and hovered while I prayed.
The nationwide events are called March for Babies, but it’s about more than the babies. It’s about the mothers and fathers and grandparents, uncles, aunts and all the people in between who fill family roles but don’t quite fit a traditional family name.
I march because I still carry the scars of my own preterm […]
Rob is presenting on behalf of the March of Dimes Thursday for managers of a local grocery store chain. My contribution was to assemble a collection of photos to illustrate our introduction to preemies. Some images and videos are hard to see, but some are absolutely swoonworthy.
I’ve had friends with preemies in the past, […]
Updated as of April 20
We’ve celebrated a lot of baby-focused anniversaries lately – most recently on Jan. 28, when we celebrated my triplets’ homecoming anniversary. I’m still amazed that they were able to be discharged from NICU on the same day after 67 days of living close together but not really together until we […]