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An Unexpected Delivery, Part 3-Our Experience in NICU

Baby Persnickety was born at 10:26am.  He was taken to the NICU so they could monitor him and was in my room that evening.  I remember being in shock when they called to my room and told me he weighed 4lb 2oz and was 17 1/2 inches.  I had never held, nor even seen, a baby that tiny.  I was…

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An Unexpected Delivery, Part 2-How My Pre-Eclampsia Was Treated

If you are just beginning to read of my experience, you might want to catch up a little by reading this post. Let me just interject that with the Persnickety Adventurer (my middle son) I was a regular in labor and delivery because I had awful Braxton Hicks so I was determined not to do that.  I said this time I…

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My Experience with Pre-eclampsia

I know I mentioned in my cloth diaper post that we brought home Baby Persnickety weighing a whopping 4lb 2oz. Some of you may be wondering how that could be.  I want to share with you how I believe my return to a more natural lifestyle and learning to listen to my body averted disaster. My near disaster had a…

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Favorite Fridays

Even though I am a stay-at-home, homeschooling mom I love Fridays.  There is just something about them that gives me a sense of accomplishment for the week.  Mr. Persnickety’s last job was in retail so Friday wasn’t necessarily the end of the week for us, but we always did something. My Persnickety Ballerina usually has ballet on Fridays, but this…

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How Do I Love Thee….a little about Mr. Persnickety

It’s Valentine’s Day and I just felt the need to introduce my biggest supporter and fan, my husband, Mr. Persnickety.  I can’t say enough good about him.  We’ve been married over a decade now.  Somedays it seems as if I have known him all my life and then other days it seems like we just got married yesterday.  He has…

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