11 Ways to Help Avoid Seasonal Immune Challenges - Healthy Concepts with a Nutrition Bias
Get the best tips on how to help avoid those nasty seasonal immune challenges like colds. Everything from eating right to which supplements might help.
The Love of a NICU Nurse - Ain't No Roller Coaster
On Tuesday I had the opportunity to sit on a panel of former NICU parents talking to NICU nurses. The panel was part of a training session put on by the March of Dimes Parent Support team. The nurses listened … Continue reading →
Cancer Survivor Creates Empathy Cards For People With Serious Illnesses
Emily McDowell, an artist whose fun and witty postcards have been featured before by Bored Panda, has a new series of postcards that are just as funny but far more meaningful as well. McDowell, a cancer survivor, created the Empathy Cards as meaningful and honest gifts for people suffering from serious illnesses.
Posts of 2013 Every Preemie Parent Should Read - Ain't No Roller Coaster
Last year I shared the list of posts from around the blogger community that moved me the most. There are many, many fabulous posts, these are just the ones that for me, I remembered all year. These are the posts … Continue reading →
Doing it All or Doing Nothing at All - Ain't No Roller Coaster
This month I’m featured by a local magazine, Herlife Magazine Twin Cities, as an example of a mom to a medically complex child who transitioned her new-found-passion into a more caring career. I’ll admit, on Mother’s Day when I went … Continue reading →
An End to Our Eczema Battle...and it's an Alcohol Free Hand Sanitizer Too - Ain't No Roller Coaster
Most people are polite enough to not mention it. Doctors are not most people. Owen sees 7 specialists, each 3-5 times a year. I’ve heard it a lot these last couple of months. “Whoa, his skin is so clear!” Up … Continue reading →
Welcome - Ain't No Roller Coaster
Welcome to Ain’t No Roller Coaster (ANRC); a blog about our family’s journey with prematurity and special needs. I focus my writing on Celebrating each milestone, Healing each layer of hurt and Connecting with those on a similar journey. … Continue reading →
Two Years Home From the NICU - Ain't No Roller Coaster
Today is the two year anniversary of Owen’s home coming. We stopped down to the NICU today to say hello. Everyone was thrilled to see how big and strong he’s gotten. He walked all over and gave lots of air … Continue reading →