A Sedated MRI sounds scary. For a NICU mom, it really is. After breathing tubes and ventilators as a newborn, putting my child to sleep for any procedure is hard. So, when the doctors told me that he needed a sedated MRI, I freaked out a bit. In all reality, this is a routine procedure. However, there are always risks with any type of medical intervention, and especially, … [Read more...]
2017 Review: Highlights from Home and Blog Life
2017 Review This year has been a doozy. It has been a year of change, a year of new activities, and a year of hard work, both at home and on the blog. With that, I couldn't end the year without a 2017 review of both. Let's start the 2017 review with the blog! 2017 Review of Shann Eva's Blog I've been writing and blogging since the twins were in the NICU, and I've gone … [Read more...]
Practical Gift Guide: Useful Not Boring!
*Disclosure: All gifts in this guide are products I actually own or want to own. It includes Amazon Affiliate links. I was gifted some items in exchange for my honest review, which is stated in the post below. My opinion is all my own, and I only recommend products I actually love! Please see here for more info. Practical Gift Guide As I get older, my idea of what constitutes … [Read more...]
My babies are no longer babies
My Babies When my husband came home from work today, I was sitting on the couch reading a magazine. In a quiet house. Reading. A. Magazine. This may not seem like a huge deal to many of you, but if you ever spend more than five minutes in our house, you will realize this is a very rare occurrence. Why? No babies. No screaming. No fighting. Just silence. (With the occasional … [Read more...]
It’s a New Year, and I’m ready for it!
New Year Happy New Year! We're in the second day of 2017, and I feel excited and ready to go. It's quite a change from how I felt over my impromptu blogging break. I'm not going to lie. Those last couple weeks of December were really rough. But, I'm ready to make some plans for this new year, and I wanted to share some of them with you. First, let me share what's … [Read more...]