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Does Milk Help a Child Grow Taller

Does Milk Help a Child Grow Taller

Many parents want their children to grow up, so they often buy milk to increase their height and drink from an early age, the goal is to help the bones grow better and stronger. However, whether this will help improve the height of the baby or not, let’s find out. How to improve height for...

Shampoo Your Baby With the Good Stuff

As you watch the baby sleep, you find yourself wondering if the hair in the future will look just as good. I been there too with my first child. All the worry I had about the child catching some type of dirty bacteria. Well, worry no more because there are shampoos out there that can...

My bleeding scab

My bleeding scab

Days, weeks, sometimes months go by without a tear shed.  I’m learning how to wrap her up and keep her in a dark place inside my heart.  It doesn’t mean that a day goes by without her on my mind, I’m just learning how to live with it.  I’m trying to do things to make...

New Year’s Resolutions or Mid-life Crisis?

New Year’s Resolutions or Mid-life Crisis?

It’s the time of year when most take a look back at what they accomplished, or didn’t accomplish and make a plan to make the next year better. For the Santos Family, I know that we survived last year, which I consider an accomplishment. It seems like ever since Isabella became sick, my NYR was...

Thankful.. that’s right. I’m thankful.

Thankful.. that’s right. I’m thankful.

The past 24 hours have been quite the soul-searching journey for me.  As we roll into the holiday season, she feels so close yet so far away from me.  As I get out our Thanksgiving decorations, I come across turkey place cards that she helped me with.  Her little handwriting on the cards that tell...

Celebrating Birthdays Without Her

Celebrating Birthdays Without Her

She would have been 9 on March 9th.  Two weeks from today, actually.   Right now I should be sending out an Evite for the group of girls who she would call her best friends.  I should be reserving an art studio or a horse farm so she can do something she loves with the...

My look back..

My look back..

Quiet time can do wonders for motivation.  My days are not filled minute by minute with ISF, race details or meetings so I’m enjoying the quiet.  I think more and more about writing every day and have set a goal for myself to eliminate anything that is preventing me from starting the process.  The one hurdle...

Catching apples

Catching apples

I love October.  When it seems your entire life revolves around the month of September, the date of October 1st feels like heaven.  Sure, there are lots of loose ends to tie up from our big event, but nothing that keeps me up at night.  I am oddly finding times of pure silence or relaxation...

Awareness.. what a bullshit word.

Awareness.. what a bullshit word.

a·ware·ness noun 1.knowledge or perception of a situation or fact. “we need to raise public awareness of the issue” synonyms: consciousness, recognition, realization; With tomorrow being the start of Childhood Cancer Awareness month, I sit here on the eve of September 1st eating my dinner with my family.  I am chatting with my husband Stuart about how...

August.. the smell of relapse

August.. the smell of relapse

With Sophia heading off to the first day of preschool I find myself feeling so anxious these days.  Of course the race is 30 days away and it’s on my mind but there seems to be a familiar pit in my stomach that I can’t shake.  This past week or two I have had ups...