My Journey with CP: Robert Escandon Part 3/3

The Following is a continuation of My Journey with CP: Robert Escandon Parts 1 and 2 … click here to read part 1 When I entered Coronado high school I met a friend I first met in the fifth grade.  He was the only friend I had during high school, everyone else was acquaintances.  IContinue reading “My Journey with CP: Robert Escandon Part 3/3”

My Journey with CP: Robert Escandon Part 2/3

The Following is a continuation of My Journey with CP: Robert Escandon Part 1/3… click here to read part 1 Writing and speaking about cerebral palsy awareness is not about feeling sorry for oneself.  It’s also not about CP pride (for me).  Pure and simple, it’s about awareness.  Believe it or not, there are someContinue reading “My Journey with CP: Robert Escandon Part 2/3”

Employee, Childcare Provider, Teammate and NANNY

Webster’s Dictionary defines Nanny as, “a child’s nurse or caregiver”. Nannies are that and so much more! When most people think of nannies they think “babysitter”; nannies are so much more! Other’s think “overpaid, glorified diaper changer”; nannies are so much more. Yes, as a nanny I do watch over your children, I do changeContinue reading “Employee, Childcare Provider, Teammate and NANNY”

STORIES FROM THE NICU: CADE

My son Cade was born on February 17, 2018 after a 12 hour labor, that required the NICU to be on standby. When my water broke, there was meconiun staining, so they were prepared for a problem- but I could have never been prepared for the next 82 days of my life.  Just an hourContinue reading “STORIES FROM THE NICU: CADE”

STORIES FROM THE NICU: MADDALYN

I woke up about 10am from the long night before. Swelling was worse to my surprise and something told me to check my blood pressure. It was 167/115. Thinking this old blood pressure machine was broken I went on with my day, getting ready to go see my grandpa, just to get the call heContinue reading “STORIES FROM THE NICU: MADDALYN”