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Our Hospital Stay

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Most of my friends and family know that my newborn and I were in the hospital for a couple weeks. Not because she was born at 35 weeks but because when we came home my 3 yo decided to give her RSV. RSV is nothing but a cold to children and adults but can be deadly to young babies. Especially my poor Emmie who was only 1 1/2 weeks old. 

Friday, April 7th 2017, my husband and I were getting ready to go to sleep when I could hear Emmie struggling to breathe. I held her for a while and was pretty much convinced that I was going to be awake all night just staring at her to make sure she was still breathing. Over the course of about an hour she stopped breathing twice and turned blue. My husband insisted we take her to the emergency room. Emmie and I went to St Mary's around 2 am on the 8th. We were taken back immediately but it was 3 hours before I got to see the doctor. In the mean time, they hooked her up to a pulse ox and her oxygen was in the 80s. I've never had a baby hooked up…

The Disaster Fad

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Its impossible to scroll through your Facebook feed without seeing a blog post about the pride of a messy kitchen. Moms stating that they just don't have the time to see to their children's needs, clean their homes and care for their husbands. And other moms are rejoicing in this chaos. We are being told its ok to have a sink full of dirty dishes, after all, we are just too busy to deal with such things. By all means, neglect your home for some "me time" and that nightly glass of wine. We are becoming the Disaster Generation. 

Having a home that is a complete disaster is the new fad. Its hip to be messy and to complain about our spouses and children. How long does it really take to clean your kitchen? 15-20 minutes tops. How long have you been perusing Facebook or Pinterest while junior stays glued to his iPad? I'm guessing hours. 

I'm gonna keep this short and sweet. Get off your butts, quit complaining and take care of your household!

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