Mama Miemo

Learning to be a Mama without my Maman

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Surgery: Ear Tubes

It’s pretty common nowadays for kids to get tubes put in due to a chronic ear infection. Of course, this was unheard of when I was a kid and the idea of my tiny baby going under and having surgery is super scary. But after talking to the pediatrician and then seeing a specialist, this was less risky than having more and more ear infections and constantly being on antibiotics.

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Pediatric Dentist

I didn’t know that there were dentists that specialize in pediatrics. Why didn’t I know that? Did you know that? I actually didn’t realize they existed, until I saw one next to a restaurant in a shopping center I frequent. I honestly thought people didn’t go to the dentist until they went to kindergarten. At least that was my earliest memory. And I have good teeth. When we took our

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Air + Scare

Happy Halloween! Since our little bug is too young to eat the candy she’d get door to door, we decided to take her to an event instead. I know I know, the candy she gets are actually for us and should be considered a perk. Our friends have told us we were missing out on free candy. I’d just rather not have the sugar readily available in the house. It’d

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Walking + Talking

Whoa. Time is flying by. She went from taking cautious steps, to running (like Naruto) and pacing like an old man, zero to a hundred real quick. Things are happening so quickly that I can’t seem to write fast enough to keep up. There are lots of times where I look at her and I’m like, I can’t believe I have a toddler. It doesn’t even seem like that long

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Night Terrors

One of the things no one warned me about were night terrors. When the little one was sick, with probably a combination of HFM and an ear infection, I noticed that she wasn’t sleeping through the night. She would wake up screaming and crying, and no amount of comfort helped. It only made it worse. Then we realized…she wasn’t really awake. Her eyes were closed, and she wasn’t responding (like

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