We’ve been calling predictions for weeks now as Toby, Eleanor and Callista have been standing on their own, bravely taking one or two wobbly steps before falling. Eleanor had the best balance, but she’s been hesitant about trying. Toby has had the shakiest balance, but homeboy lunges toward people and toys, ending in a semi-cartwheel […]
Along with the amazing work and research from the March of Dimes, this photo was also made possible by Cheerios, silly songs and a snappity-snap-snap DSLR.
(Toby, Eleanor, Callista)
Those shirts are a gift from March of Dimes, for which our family team raised a whopping $11,889 this year. We love March […]
Tobias, Eleanor and Callista, born 12 weeks early at 28 weeks, 1 day gestation, will turn 1 year old in just 5 days.
All that haunts them now of their premature beginnings are the potential risks of future illnesses, developmental delays, behavioral issues and vision problems.
It’s important that I […]
I made a late, just-before-they-closed run to Target tonight once we put the babies to bed. My route home was part of the route I drove home from the NICU each night. I’ve been on that road at night since (I most frequently drove home late at night), but the Christmas music […]
Toby, Eleanor and Callista qualify for Synagis, a 5-dose series of injections containing antibodies that protect high-risk patients from contracting RSV. Their gestational ages and lung complications at birth, their time spent on ventilators, CPAP and oxygen and their family history all lend a hand in qualifying them for this important medication.
They went in for […]