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Monthly Archives: August 2011

An Amazing Half-Brained Baby Milestone: 200,000 hits!

August 24, 2011 at 21:56

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[slideshow]When I wrote my 100,000 hits post, it was only February of this year. It took almost a year and a half to get there, and now a third of the time to get here. But, that’s not what I really what I find amazing. 200,000 hits is small potatoes compared to everything else that […]

Stop grinding your teeth May!

August 21, 2011 at 22:39

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After your baby was born, where was the first place you ventured out of the house to? I’m American. I went to the mall. Worse, I went directly to the baby store. (I also went to the book store. A girl’s gotta have her fix.) At the baby store, my husband pulled the stroller up […]

What should you say to the parents of a baby in special care?

August 17, 2011 at 23:22

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Yesterday, I wrote a post ‘What NOT to say to the parents of special care babies‘ on BabyCenter. This got me thinking… what is the right thing to say? A week before we took May home from the hospital, my husband and I attended a wedding. At the wedding, pretty much everyone, even the people we […]

A face only a mother could love?

August 12, 2011 at 21:02

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Perhaps you think this blog is to inform you, the reader, of special needs issues, or May’s issues in particular. OR… maybe my blog should be endless slideshows of my adorable children. You decide. In the meantime, enjoy! I call this installment: A face only a mother could love? [slideshow] Want to read more from Stacie? Check […]

Why do so few people care about May’s visual development?

August 11, 2011 at 11:51

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I will remind everyone reading this that I’m not a doctor since I’m about to explain how vision develops in a baby. (Feel free to correct me.) There are two aspects of vision: mechanical and cognitive. Mechanical is how the eye moves, focuses on things, etc. Cognitive is how the brain reads, identifies and remembers […]