Melissa Harris

Melissa Harris

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Oakland, CA  ·  Preemie mom/freelancer producer/life juggler/internet addict/writer/food-aholic/
Melissa Harris
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Things have been quiet around here - but with the health care debate raging, I just couldn't keep quiet.

Updated: Sam, the Pre-Existing Condition

Coffee. #WhatsYourPerfect

Coffee. #WhatsYourPerfect

This former #micropreemie is now 6!

Six years and counting

There is one topic I have written about on this site a lot: poop or the lack thereof.

Preemies, Schools, Families, Children, Kids, Infants, Colleges, Babys, Little Children, Infant

Sharing Insights On My World Prematurity Day As a Preemie Parent

Last night a friend gave me some very safe advice... That has shaken me. #autism

Last night a friend gave me some very safe advice. That has shaken me.

Taking an already packed schedule and adding in another specialist. Why not. At least this one might solve Sam's poop issues. #autism #poopissues

Taking an already packed schedule and adding in another specialist. At least this one might solve Sam's poop issues.

A rare but wonderful morning... the kids, playing, together. TOGETHER. ‪#‎autism‬

A rare but wonderful morning. the kids, playing, together.

He sat on the potty for 10 minutes.  He got off the potty.  Two minutes later, he pooped in his underwear.  Potty training at my house is not going well. #pottytraining #autism #witsend

8 Realistic Ways to Get Your Constipated Kid to Go RIGHT NOW. Put 12 layers of winter gear on her and drive to the super-fun sledding hill.

Wading into charged waters... but I just can't stop thinking about the measles outbreak. #vaccinations #autism

Wading into charged waters. but I just can't stop thinking about the measles outbreak.

Some days, Sam's autism can be a drain on everything and everyone.... and other days, I just focus on the positives.  Today - I went for the positives. #autism #preemies

Some days, Sam's autism can be a drain on everything and everyone. and other days, I just focus on the positives. Today - I went for the positives.

The last week has been filled with constipation and our first bout of lice.  It has been fun.

The last week has been filled with constipation and our first bout of lice. It has been fun.