The 10,000 Hour Rule-Becoming A Perfectionist

Malcolm Gladwell was a Canadian Journalist who originated the 10,000 hour rule. The 10,000 hour rule, if you are unfamiliar, suggests that for whatever it is you do 10,000 hours of practice will make you “perfect” at that skill. This pertains to sports, musicians, businessmen, and any activity or skill for that matter. When IContinue reading “The 10,000 Hour Rule-Becoming A Perfectionist”

How do you Broadcast Your Preemies Birth?

This is the ultimate question. How do you broadcast the arrival of your preemie? It is not like a regular baby where you just take a family picture and post it to FaceBook. This is completely different. Preemie babies are in the twilight zone, completely disconnected from society and its norms. If you post aContinue reading “How do you Broadcast Your Preemies Birth?”

Boxing for Exercise

If you haven’t heard by now you probably should, boxing is making a major comeback in the world of exercise. Boxing is becoming just as popular for an exercise program as yoga, biking, and Zumba. Females are commencing boxing, even though it has connotations of being a physical and dangerous. Just because you are inContinue reading “Boxing for Exercise”

Complications After Surgery-Preemie

Our baby just had eye surgery. This comes two weeks after she had her corrective NEC surgery. The eye surgery was solely on her eyes thus not manipulating or bothering her stomach, lungs, or anything else. After our baby’s corrective stomach surgery(2 weeks ago) she was eating for the first time and holding her feedsContinue reading “Complications After Surgery-Preemie”

Mental Health Illnesses

Mental health is arguably more important than physical health; the two are actually strongly correlated as they can have adverse effects on each other. If you are struggling mentally, you are most defiantly not alone. If you know someone who is struggling, or maybe even slipping a little, offer help in a constructive manner. KeepContinue reading “Mental Health Illnesses”

Benefits of Running/Jogging

Been thinking about working out? Telling yourself you’re going to start eventually? Me too. I often find myself working out for 2 weeks straight just to take a two week hiatus due to a call of duty called life. The truth is consistent running/jogging is so remarkably good for you it’s worth the 15-minute aContinue reading “Benefits of Running/Jogging”

Push Yourself

This post is all about personal growth. We have all been in a position where we say “I’ll work out next week” or “I will start school next year”, the sad truth is we usually don’t. Pushing yourself is something you can’t talk about, you just have to do it. This is the best wayContinue reading “Push Yourself”

Jaundice in Preemies(and Newborns)

Jaundice is very common in newborns and it is especially common in preemies. Jaundice is when your babys’ skin, as well as the whites of their eyes, has a yellow appearance. Bilirubin is the cause of jaundice; bilirubin is a substance built up in your childs’ blood. When children have jaundice there is an excessContinue reading “Jaundice in Preemies(and Newborns)”

How to Budget Like a Pro

Ever caught yourself wondering if you should buy that new LV purse you have been eyeing? Or perhaps you’ve been eyeing a new sports car, watch, or whatever it may be. Maybe you are simply wondering if you should just go ahead and upgrade your Xfinity plan so you can watch all the games atContinue reading “How to Budget Like a Pro”

First Bottle Feed- Preemie

Preemie parents are all the same, but are all subjected to different circumstance. No preemie story will be the same, which is why blogs are the best way to obtain knowledge and guidance. Different babies generally have similar care but there are so many diagnosis’s for preemie children there is no telling who will goContinue reading “First Bottle Feed- Preemie”