Infant ‘Silent’ Reflux is NOT Silent: 5 Survival Tips for Parents


Parenting

1. MAKE Time For Sleep Duh-this may seem like a no-brainer if you haven’t had a hurting baby. But our baby hurt, and could not sleep. We rarely slept more than 4 hours per night, and those were non-consecutive 40 minute spurts. Sleep broken up like that is not restorative. As days months pass, the need […]

March 1, 2017

Infant Silent Reflux Is NOT Silent – Tongue Ties and Lip Ties DO Matter


Parenting

When our third baby was born, I knew something was not right when I nursed her, even in the hospital. Experience nursing her two siblings, something just did not feel right. Our daughter could not open her mouth wide to nurse, even with me using my finger to open wider. Once she did latch, she could not stay […]

December 30, 2016

Infant Silent Reflux is NOT Silent – God is faithful, still.


I'm a Work in Progresss, Parenting, Practice Gratitude

*I CANNOT wait to share how God has worked in this situation already – our daughter has improved SO much since I started writing this in July. In the craziness of those days, I never published this – so here it is (With a few more posts to come explaining new lessons learned about infant reflux the third time around, and just how God’s timing was perfect in this situation).

December 2, 2016

Infant Silent Reflux Is NOT Silent – 5 Ways to Help Older Children Cope


Parenting

Adding a baby to the family is a big adjustment. For everyone. And when that baby hurts and has perhaps more needs than some other babies do, it can be an even greater adjustment. The newest sweet addition to our family has silent reflux and had a tongue tie and lip tie that caused feeding issues which […]

October 5, 2016

Hands FULL. My Cup Runneth Over


I'm a Work in Progresss, Parenting, Practice Gratitude, Uncategorized

Well hello there. Wonder where I’ve been these past months? On May 11, 2016 at 12:34 pm, we were blessed by the arrival of our daughter Audra Grace at 7 pounds 9 ounces. To say things have been busy…is an understatement. In fact, I don’t have time to be writing this now, but my soul and my […]

July 5, 2016