Mandatory Tummy Time (And Why I Think It’s The Absolute Worst!)

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, mandatory tummy time is awful! When you have a high needs baby who needs to be held to feel secure and you lay them on the floor to promote them rolling over the screams are blood curdling. As a first-time mom, I took what our pediatrician said to heart. After awhile though, I couldn’t stand to listen to the screams. They were terrible! Not only did […]

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The Snot Rocket

The NoseFrida is fondly referred to in our house as ‘The Snot Rocket’. My husband gave it the name and I continued using it. We do this a lot. I’m sure Logan is going to think we’re so weird! Hopefully fun, but weird.We have used two different nasal aspirators since Logan was born. The first was BabyComfyNose, which I ordered off Amazon while I was still pregnant. We loved it! But then it got boiled […]

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Life with a High Needs Baby (And Why I’m Not Okay with CIO)

I worked with kids a lot. When I was a teenager, I taught Vacation Bible School. My first job was in an elementary school and so was my second. I have worked with all ages and with a variety of disabilities. I had the patience and I loved my students, so I always figured I’d make a good mom. My last job before I became pregnant was in a daycare. I remember sitting in the […]

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We Love Babywearing!

Logan has been a needs-to be-held-always-baby or what I know fondly refer to as High Needs (HN) since the day he was born. In fact, the first night after the nurse put him in his little plastic crib he woke up and refused to sleep there. He slept in my arms all night long. I was quick to realize that you can’t get a lot done while carrying around a little baby. After all, you […]

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