Hand to Hold's Official Blog: Written by Parents for Parents

Grandpa to the Rescue

Unless one goes through the journey themselves, one will never understand the experience of NICU parents. Add an hour and a half drive to see your child and no siblings being allowed in, and it makes it that much harder of a journey. The girls were born in May. Brooke came home in August, and in October we got […]

The Supermen in our Super Preemie’s Life

While super dads boldly go where they may never have gone before (i.e. the first poopy diaper change in the isolette) there are the other supermen that have blessed our preemie families with their feats of kindness and acts of selflessness. There is: A grandpa who racked up a lot of mileage driving hours to […]

A Father’s Love

I can remember those days in the NICU like yesterday. I don’t usually let myself go there because it is a place I like to stay for a while, give myself time to cry if I need it, and sometimes like tonight – I don’t want to leave. That time with our daughter was sacred. […]