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Little & Mighty Clothing

My kids all love new clothes but can sometimes be picky with what they want to wear. When asked to write this review for Little & Mighty, I thought about which of my children would be a little picky, to see their thoughts on the design and fit. I went with my 4-year-old son. Before I get to my review, let me share a little about the company and their products.

Little and Mighty was started by three moms who live in and around Austin, TX. They wanted to start a child’s clothing line to fill a void they saw in all other clothing lines. When asked why they started the company, this answer stood out: “We want people to celebrate childhood with us. We want them to go adventuring, be faced with a challenge to overcome and discover new things about themselves along the way. We want to get back to pure and simple childhood. It’s so magical. We want to fill those kiddos with wonder and allow them to question the world around them.” [Read more]

{Giveaway} Deanna Fei’s Girl in Glass – Autographed Copy!

Last November I had the wonderful opportunity to attend a luncheon presented by Patient Privacy Rights, a nonprofit organization based in my city of Austin. The guest speaker was none other than author Deanna Fei, who made headlines when she wrote an article for Slate titled My baby and AOL’s bottom line, after then AOL […]

Tiny But Mighty

Since we beat the odds against delivering within 24 hours, we were hopeful I would continue for weeks. Unfortunately things changed that afternoon when I got up to use the bathroom.

The nurse asked if I was sure I did not feel anything unusual, and I assured her I just needed to use the restroom. When I sat down, I felt as if I had to urinate but could not. I instinctively reached down to feel something I knew was not right.

It was a baby’s head. [Read more]

Kate’s Story of Loss & Personalized Book GIVEAWAY

When Sam died, I remember feeling so utterly alone – like I was the only person in the world that this could possibly have happened to. My connection with other baby loss parents from all over the world, made me realise, that this wasn’t true – that there were families in every corner of the globe trying to wade through the same murky waters of grief. [Read more]

Ready for Air – {Review + Giveaway!}

Though I was provided with a copy of Ready for Air for review, all opinions expressed are my own. A confession: I am cautious about reading prematurity memoirs, for two reasons. First, they bring back to consciousness feelings from the day of Daphne’s birth and her darkest NICU days. I am not actively trying to […]