Leaving a hospital without your newborn baby

Leaving a hospital without your newborn baby

One of the hardest days of my life:  The day they checked me out of the hospital, my husband and I had to pack up and leave going home empty handed. We had to leave our twin babies in the NICU. My crying was uncontrollable. It was truly heart wrenching! I spent every hour possible,Read More

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Placed in different rooms in the NICU

Placed in different rooms in the NICU

 Unthinkable but couldn’t be helped?? Due to a lack of rooms, space, other babies already in place, our twins were not placed side by side in the NICU. Not only were they not placed side by side but they were placed in different rooms, different hallways, and locations within the NICU. It took us severalRead More

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Recovering from a C-Section: The Hall Walk

Recovering from a C-Section: The Hall Walk

From my room to the room of the boys in the NICU, I had to walk 4x what you see in the picture posted. Let me tell you, after having gone through a major surgery, being swollen, and in great pain, trying to walk down this hall to get to my newborn babies, was quiteRead More

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Free Carseat Canopy

Free Carseat Canopy

Whether you are an expecting mom, or looking for an inexpensive baby shower gift? Right now you can score a FREE Carseat Canopy ($50 value) when you use the Discount code OCT2012! With the cooler weather approaching, this is a nice item to help keep the babies bundled up a little more!   Product Features Carseat CanopyRead More

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My sons first day of school / kindergarten

My sons first day of school / kindergarten

To begin with, let me briefly explain our current situation. Originally from Germany, our son was born and lived abroad in 2 other countries while having to move around for my husband’s PhD work. Not having family around or knowing anyone, little alone going through culture shock endlessly, we kept our son close. By that,Read More

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First Day of School Experience

First Day of School Experience

Apparently, my child sometimes gets carsick. I learned this during our weekly commute to his mother’s day out school which is a 30-45 minute drive. He doesn’t get carsick everytime but maybe 3x a month, and always right before arriving at school.   This introduction into carsickness leads us to our first day of schoolRead More

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Throw that Placenta against the Wall

Throw that Placenta against the Wall

 “After we deliver your twins, we are going to throw your placentas against the wall.” That is what my doctor said to me a few weeks back after being diagnosed with gestational diabetes on top of having Lupas Anticogolant and feeling so emotional with all my crazy overdosing of hormones surging through my body.  Read More

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My Twin Birth Story

My Twin Birth Story

So the part about visiting the NICU during your 2nd trimester when pregnant, with twins, I skipped over in my twin book reading. I totally underestimated the power of twins on your body’s hormones and outcomes. Especially in my case, because I have to take Lovenox shots to thin my blood due to having LupasRead More

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Pumpkin Patches

Pumpkin Patches

Whether you are searching for a fun outing, picture perfect opportunities, starting a family tradition or trying to find a non-profit organization to support…Pumpkins with a mission…You will find an all inclusive list for the DFW area to meet any or all of those needs!                    Read More

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2nd Annual Lake Highlands Oktoberfest in Dallas

2nd Annual Lake Highlands Oktoberfest in Dallas

Are you looking for fun ways to celebrate Oktoberfest in the Forth Worth area this fall? Don’t miss the 2nd Annual Lake Highlands Oktoberfest in Dallas! It takes place this Saturday, October 6th, 2012 from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm at the Lake Highlands Town Center. The Oktoberfest is presented by the Exchange Club ofRead More

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