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30 Things I Have Learned In 30 Years

Please check out this post where I list the first 15 things I have learned in 30 years. Just a quick recap: Time flies, Little things matter most, Save, Forgive, You can’t take care of anyone or anything else unless you take care of yourself, Organization will keep you sane, Your negative Nancy and Debby […]

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30 Things I Have Learned In 30 Years

I turned 30 years old this month and I was scared to get to this point. Why? Responsibility! At 30 there is zero to no tolerance for “carelessness”. Or at least that’s what I thought. I am listing 30 things I have learned in my 30 years of existence in no particular order. Here we […]

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Blogging Updates: My Journey

This is a personal blog post. I have not posted in weeks. In fact, this whole month my attention has been shifted towards self-care. What Have I Been Working On? Vacation We visited Bloomington Minnesota! It was just wonderful. We visited Nickelodeon Universe, Minnesota Zoo, The Crayola Experience, Sea Life Aquarium, and great food joints! […]

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5 Self-Care Habits: For Mothers of a Child with Down Syndrome

I took a turn into the Down Syndrome world a year ago. Our child was diagnosed with DS and we had to make changes to our lives. Change does not always come easy or when we want it; But these 5 self-care habits changed my life for the better. 1. Prayer No I am not […]

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Day 14

Timeline Of My Day 07:00am- Wake-Up 08:00am- Arrive to work 09:00am- Plan MyDay/Review Calendar For Meetings 10:00am- Check-In With Floor Staff, Address Concerns/Issues 11:00am- Review Reports/Print Reports 12:00pm-Work On Audits/Staff and Patient Schedules 1:00pm- Lunch.. Maybe. 2:00pm- Answer Phone Calls/Emails 3:00pm- Check-In With Floor Before Heading Home 4:00pm- Leave Office and Go Home 5:00pm- Start […]

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My Experience As A Special Needs Parent

My son is turning One this month. What has our first year with Rodrigo Ivan been like? Let’s recap! Rodrigo Iván was diagnosed with Translocation Down Syndrome at 1 week old. Translocation Down Syndrome falls under Trisomy 21 criteria. Meaning, he has an extra copy of the 21st chromosome. The difference here is that the […]

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Post-Partum Depression: Part II

Him: Are you ok? Me: (Crying) No. Him: What’s Wrong? Me: I don’t know, I just feel sad. Him: Why? Me: I don’t know, I am just not happy. My Husband That night I let all my emotions out. I had been “secretly” dealing with them. I think my husband knew before I did, that […]

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Quick Update: Blogger Life

Posting on Monday’s is not working for my life or my blog. I am changing my posting dates to Wednesday’s. Please keep updated on my 3 series blog post as they all come together to deliver a huge message on Post-Partum Depression. By the way, what would you like for me to write about? Remember […]

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It’s Back to Work

As I’ve shared on one of my blog posts, I went back to work earlier than expected. My maternity leave started 05/21 to 07/02. I took exactly 6 weeks off. My short term disability was not approved and my paid time off and sick time were used up in 4 weeks. I have never been […]

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Who am I?

Have you ever been so overwhelmed that you forgot who you were? Or, forgot to eat? I couldn’t comprehend how busy and overwhelmed I was. This is common in mothers of multiple children. Mothers of one child can relate as well. Mom Life The only day my son and I got rest was the day […]

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