Last time we were admitted I meant to share about the aftermath....but I never did because well - life. LIFE that was more fun than sharing about the aftermath of RSV, Adenovirus, and Pneumonia. Time in the hospital always messes up life. The follow ups, the returning to "normal", the figuring out where you left … Continue reading Not Admitted Doesn’t Equal No Hospital Time…And other coming home struggles
Before I continue our story I want to share more on how you can help. In the last few years between NICU, RSV/Adenovirus/Pneumonia stay, and this most recent round of hospital time, it has occurred to me most people don't know how to help. Most people ask "Let me know if I can do anything", … Continue reading My Guide to Helping Families with a Child in the Hospital
After part one I got a lot of messages! Thank you so much everyone. Many of you stated you hoped things didn’t get worse. Well, from where I sit they didn’t... We finally got to our MRI slot. I dreaded this. I was scared. I had been holding it together all day and I did … Continue reading Not Again…Part 2
A little late for Black Friday and Shop Local Saturday - but just in time for Cyber week. I mean that is what last minute means for holiday shopping right?
Socks! I love Swiftwick. They keep they feet dry better than any others I’ve ever tried. They have wool and non wool. My favorite are the Aspire in the 2 (https://amzn.to/2EjZKZg) height to keep debris out but not be too tall. The Hikers are my favorite wool ones. Baby booties! I found these on Amazon … Continue reading Last minute Hiking Mom and Baby Wish List (2018 list)
Everyone takes time to adjust to altitude. Babies are no exception. In fact babies actually take long to adjust to altitude as a general rule. There are a lot of factors that play into a baby’s ability to adjust to altitude. Shelf Lake - Elevation just over 12,000 ftWee Man's Highest Elevation before the age … Continue reading Altitude Adjustment in Babies
Did you know approximately 1 in 10 babies is born too early (before 37 weeks)- just in the US?! Did you know that being born too soon puts the child at risk for more health conditions than you can possibly count - from heart and lung issues to mental and learning disabilities to issues with … Continue reading November is Prematurity Awareness Month
Momma in the Mountains had epic plans for a 6-day hike with her toddler and dog. It didn’t quite work out – read on to find out what went wrong and how she’s dealing.
If you love food and gear layout photos, this piece from Momma in the Mountains is for you. It’s got it all – mom’s stuff, toddler’s stuff, AND dog’s stuff. Quite a Colorado adventure coming up!
Momma in the Mountains is getting closer to her 7-day backpacking trip with her toddler. In addition to her own needs, she has to think about her little guy – find out what she’s considering!