sleep when they sleep is crap

Since bringing the baby home, the most frequent piece of (unsolicited) advice I've received is, "sleep when they sleep." This is crap advice. My kid hates naps. I don't know if this is a holdover from the NICU because every time he would finally fall asleep someone would want something from him or if he's … Continue reading sleep when they sleep is crap

life doesn’t stop because you’re in the nicu

One of the hardest parts of our long term nicu stay -- beside the obvious of having a sick baby -- is the fact that life doesn't stop just because you're in the nicu. The dishes and laundry still need to be done. Bills need to be paid. Groceries need to be acquired and turned … Continue reading life doesn’t stop because you’re in the nicu