It’s happening too fast

Was it yesterday I was in full panic mode, driving you home from the hospital after a month-long stay? Was it yesterday I was watching you do tummy time under your butterfly themed play mat when you magically rolled over for the first time? No, it was just about yesterday when I packed you up... Continue Reading →

When surgery is a norm

As a cleft strong mom, surgery on your young child is part of the job description. Since Grace was born, she has had four surgeries so far, with several more in her future before she's even a teenager. I am part of several support groups on Facebook, for both cleft-affected families and for Ectrodactyly (EEC... Continue Reading →

Minnesota, a few months later

So I am so sorry for the delay on the post of this amazing state! We spent a long weekend in the St. Paul/Minneapolis region of Minnesota, famous for its harsh winters, beautiful nature and of course MALL OF AMERICA in nearby Bloomington. The road trip there and back was a bumpy one. It's about... Continue Reading →

Where to next, mom?

FUNNY YOU SHOULD ASK GRACE! Well, after a few plan changes, our next family vacation is in... drumroll please.... HAWAII! We are loading up the bags come late spring and headed for Maui! I hope you are as excited as we are! My husband, Rich and I have been talking about going to Hawaii since... Continue Reading →

Yes, there will be bullies

Many moms and dads with children who look "physically" different from what is considered the "norm" will all encounter one thing in common: Bullies. Not all will be intentional, but any person, young or old, that make your child feel bad or treat them like outcasts will be bullies in that parent's eyes. Grace just... Continue Reading →

Home Sweet Indiana

Have we told you about the state we get to call home? I was born and raised in Northwest Indiana, about 40 minutes southeast of Chicago. When I left my parents home, I went to college in lower Indiana ( Indiana Hoosier for life!) Despite having moved around A LOT the next 10 years, including... Continue Reading →

Tennessee love!

Can I just start off by saying that Tennessee is SO FREAKING BEAUTIFUL! We took our FIRST real family vacation, and it really wasn't that bad. We did A LOT of traveling from our central location in Crossville, Tenn., including driving to Nashville, Chattanooga and Gatlinburg. We saw mountains galore, including the Great Smokey Mountains,... Continue Reading →

Happy 4th of July!

Happy Fourth of July from the Campos family and MissGraceMC.com !   Keep an eye out soon for our Tennessee post soon! It was such a long and amazing trip, we might have to break it into two posts! Featured outfit: Headband and dog bandanas: Target, Romper: Lullababy Wear, Red Moccasins: Duke and Duchess Boutique

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