Monthly Archives: December 2010

Merry Christmas to All!

Santa stopped by our house last night, but we’re resisting the urge to open our presents until my dad arrives in Massachusetts tomorrow.  We went to Christmas mass this morning, and we did some holiday cooking at noontime.  In place … Continue reading

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So amazing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ibe1j5beGbU One of the mothers who contribute regularly to the Preemie Parenting message board I mentioned in my last post put together the slideshow linked above.  The video will be included in gift baskets for families with babies in the … Continue reading

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Would you have another preemie?

I spend a lot of time on a message board for parents of preemies.  In all honesty, I spend far too much time on this message board, but I can hardly help myself.  It’s what I usually read while I’m … Continue reading

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The ones that didn’t make it. Part 2.

On Monday, March 8, 2010, my research adviser asked me to leave his research group.  For several months after I last stepped foot in his laboratory, I was extremely angry.  Angry at how I had been treated before my adviser … Continue reading

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The ones that didn’t make it. Part 1.

I received this e-mail on August 13, 2010: Hi Kristin and Son. If you are still a student at MIT, Kristin, are you still seeking care at Technology Children’s Centers for Hugh?  My human resources contact was not certain whether … Continue reading

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The happiest day of my life. Or at least one of the top ten.

Today is my birthday.  Single-minded momma that I am, though, today I would much rather celebrate Peter than myself.  Today is his 74th day at home.  Meaning that he has finally lived in my house longer than he lived in … Continue reading

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Merry Advent!

Fr. Ken impressed upon us in church last Sunday that It’s Not Christmas Yet! It’s Advent, a time to prepare for Christmas, a time to reflect on the mystery of Christ’s incarnation and look forward to His second coming. I’ve … Continue reading

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