Archive for Category: "baby stories"

Real Grass vs. Artificial Turf

Real Grass vs. Artificial Turf

About 8 years ago, Kristi discovered the online gaming world, and her real world disappeared. Hours would whiz by, and her toddler was entertained in 30 minute increments of Dora the Explorer and The Backyardagains. This became her new reality.

Behind the Pane

Behind the Pane

Last week I added new photos to two frames that I keep on my desk at work. As I slid the back off the first frame, ten years spilled out onto my desk.

A letter to a new NICU mom

A letter to a new NICU mom

It’s a place you likely didn’t expect – sitting in the NICU, watching your tiny baby fight for its life. It’s a place you wouldn’t choose. And if you’re like me, you had every intention and dream of holding a healthy, plump baby on your chest shortly after delivery. …more

babyourself helps the NBC Today Show

babyourself helps the NBC Today Show

April 2, 2012: babyourself was very happy to jump in at the last minute to help out the NBC Today Show! Candice and 6-week old Cameron, Kristi’s doula clients, were on national news with Kerry Sanders! From facebook.com/babyourself …

Cooper & Alexandra – a story of a puppy and a baby

Cooper & Alexandra – a story of a puppy and a baby

I knew nothing about the needs and behaviors of a dog. I knew that a dog is a man’s best friend, and that pretty much summed up my dog-knowledge …

Praying for Ella

Praying for Ella

There are three billboards here in Central Florida: Michigan Avenue, South Orange Avenue and Highway 50 East. The billboards introduce a little girl named Ella. She has neuroblastoma, a very aggressive childhood cancer. Due to the generosity of some individuals, the three billboards promote awareness of neuroblastoma.