Day #146: Give a Gift for a Newborn

Stephanie's brother and sister in-law just had their first baby. It's a boy! They live in Oregon so we are looking forward to meeting the little guy later this year. To say "congratulations," we wrote them a letter and included a gift card. We wish we were nearby and could bring them a few meals. That was the best thing anyone did for us right after each of our girls were … [Read more...]

Day #27: Give with Mothers’ Milk Bank in Austin, TX

Today, the four of us met with the staff of Mothers' Milk Bank here in Austin. Their mission as a non-profit is to accept, pasteurize, and dispense donor human milk by physician prescription primarily to premature and ill infants. Premature babies are 6-10x more likely to acquire life-threatening infections. Hospital neonatologists strongly recommend that mothers of premature infants … [Read more...]