iCAN: Deb Goes to France

Oui Oui!  I didn’t get send a postcard so this blog post will have to do!  Last month I had the honor of attending the International Children’s Advisory Network (iCAN) summit in Lyon France with my colleague and good friend and multiple time author, Parent Leader and Patient Advocate, Jennifer Degl.  As newly appointed Co-Leaders of the expanded iCAN Parent … Read More

Meet Me There: Once Upon A Preemie Conference

Meet Me There: Once Upon A Preemie Conference Already registered and the tickets moving already!   My good friend and colleague, Jenné Johns of the Once Upon a Preemie, Inc is launching her non-profit’s first in-person conference.  Trust me this is the place to be in maternal child health conferences for learning and for networking.  Hurry, the Early Bird Rate ends Aug … Read More

Thank You Beyoncé, From a Preemie & CP Mom

Dear Beyoncé, Congratulations on your new album, Renaissance. I have already downloaded it myself and I look forward to listening to this for years to come. You are an artist I admire greatly and I am also glad to count you as a fellow NICU and preemie Mom. This latter designation is something that I imagine might be a surprise … Read More