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Learning About Truncus Arteriosus, or Why We Love 4th Grade

As Charlotte began to realize that she would be be missing a significant amount of school due to her open-heart surgery, she asked us if we could have Dr. 504 more words

Ann And Robert Lurie Children's Hospital Of Chicago

Monkey business

Rowan comes in our room every morning at the crack of dawn to “snuggle.” I love it, but I just want to snuggle. I don’t want to talk, but he’s always full of burning questions. 208 more words

Post-Surgery Appointment (#CHDAware), or One More Step Back Toward Regular

It’s hard to believe that Charlotte has been home for nearly a week and that her surgery was two weeks ago. As long as the hospital stay felt at the time, it has faded into memory in some ways. 345 more words

Ann And Robert Lurie Children's Hospital Of Chicago

30 Film Females: The Skin I Live In (2011 again!)

After drawing a cartoon about my zipper scar, I thought I’d record all of my various scars.  Unlike most posts in this blog series, the idea for the picture came before the film and I decided it suited the Spanish psychological thriller… 178 more words

30 Film Females

Chronic stress and caregiver fatigue

  • Imagine yourself a newly married couple in the first years of marriage.  You are ready for the next step in your relationship to become proud new parents. 
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Nursing Care

Alayna Skye and her mommy!

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