Category Archives: Illness

March for Babies. Save a Life.

Every year more than 500,000 babies are born premature. Of those, 4,800 will never go home. So many of us have been personally affected or have known a family whose baby was born premature. And if you haven’t experienced it–even from afar–it … Continue reading

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Barfing Baby Onboard

Nothing kills the spirit of a holiday drive to look at neighborhood Christmas lights more than someone barfing in the back seat.  Such was the scene in my minivan last night driving around Dayton. One minute, my children and I … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 11.19.10

The Biz e-Friday Countdown summarizes the most interesting parenting blogs of the week.  Why?  Because we know you are busy! Here’s what you missed. This week’s best and brightest blogs  are: 5. Dooce Heather Armstrong and team are giving away  some … Continue reading

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The Dish on Doctor Disclosure

I was having lunch with a few of my girlfriends recently when we got on the topic of going to the doctor. With cold and flu season in full swing, I have been to the doctor already three times for … Continue reading

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Sickness Sucks

There’s nothing like a diet of pretzels and Pedialyte to get you back down to your fighting weight. Or, at least that’s what I keep telling myself.  Ever since school started up again, I have been hit by a nasty … Continue reading

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The Day I Almost Lost My Daughter – Part 3 of 3

Part III – Continued from yesterday’s post Everything had to be ruled out before they could give us an answer.  There just weren’t any clues as to what was going on. We were told that we could kiss her goodbye before she … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 10.15.10

If you were too busy to read them all– good news–we did it for you! Here’s what you missed. This week’s best and brightest blogs are: 5.) Motherlode A cute and fond look back at the beauty of first pregnancies.  … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 10.8.10

Biz e-Friday Countdown 10.08.10  5.) Dadstalking.com Dadstalking (Dads talking, not stalking) is a leading forum for dad bloggers.  One of this week’s posts “Real Dads Push the Stroller”  talks about the social stigma around a guy showing affection and loving care … Continue reading

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