Stacie Dizzley-Streeter

Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM): A pregnant woman forms a heart with her hands over her belly.

My Experience with Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM)

Six years ago I was admitted to the hospital and stayed there for what felt like weeks, but in actuality was exactly 7 days and 6 hours. I’d arrived at the ER by ambulance...

Halloween Safety Tips From A Special Needs Mama

“Don’t take candy from strangers” is what we’ve been teaching our children since they discovered the sweet existence of Gummy Bears, Skittles, and Snickers. All of that goes out of the window for Halloween....

Tantrums in Public (And Some Tips for Dealing With Them)

It’s happened to many of us. You’re walking along aisle four in the grocery store and your kiddo spots a sugary treat that is nowhere on your shopping list and you utter one of...
summer lunch

Summer Lunch Ideas to Make Life Easier

School is out and summer vacation is in full swing. This season is filled with fun things like camp, sporting events, trips to the zoo, and adventures. Quick lunches are the norm for my...

I’m Not Superwoman

A few days ago, a colleague referred to me as Superwoman. She was referring to my ability to juggle work, a husband, and five children. This is something that’s been said to me quite...