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Michele Tomecko

California
I am a mom to 8 beautiful children, 7 here on earth and one in Heaven. I have a bicornuate uterus and was told that I would have a hard time carrying babies. I have delivered most of my babies at 34 weeks except for the twins, which were born at 23 weeks gestation, Weighing just 1 lb. 7 oz.... Full Bio
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A Friday the 13...not to remember by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting On top of my son having stomach issues...from random vomit on Monday (no fever or vomit after said issues at school) to not peeing Tuesday and Wednesday...to pukin ... Read on »
So much to update on! by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Ahhh...it feels so good to finally be updating with some awesomely amazing news! First off, let me start by saying that life has been really good to us lately (knocking ha ... Read on »
19 years of good times and bad... by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sickness and health, richer and poorer....and, well...we pretty much have been there, done that. Where did those nineteen years go? I still remember everything like it was ... Read on »
Thankful for Thanksgiving, family...friends...and the holiday season by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting After a really long last few weeks...I finally have a few minutes to sit down and catch everyone up to the happenings of the Tomecko house. The house is still under decorat ... Read on »
Today...we wear purple! by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My girls, Kenny and I all are wearing purple today...Morgan has purple socks on! This is for World Prematurity Awareness Day! Read on »
World Prematurity Awareness Day by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I am the mother of a premature baby..well...8 babies (no, not all at the same time).  I did not drink, I did not smoke, I did not do drugs, I took my vi ... Read on »
Short little exciting update! by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Kenny just came over to me and did the sign for help. I asked him if he needs help and he shook his head yes...grabbed my hand and pulled me into the room and pointed to his ... Read on »
Reflections of life by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Have you ever wondered how someone would explain your life to someone else? Did you do all you could? Was it good? Could you have changed circumstances? Would it come ... Read on »
More of Halloween 2014 by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting On top of decorating the house for Halloween....the younger kids were able to "test drive" their costumes a few days early. I found that Kenny wont wear pretty much his enti ... Read on »
2014 school pictures! by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We finally got all the school pictures back for this year: They grow up so fast. No more babies! Read on »
The effects of extreme prematurity continue by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting To start this post off, I have to say that every day we struggle with one thing or another with Kenny but he is and always will be my little superhero. As I've said in ... Read on »
teamwork...tag teaming...or just crafty buddies.... by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This is just an example of how cute Kenny and Gina work together. Gina LOVES the "Nurdle Turtles" as she calls them. She wants to be one for Halloween along with decorating ... Read on »
A Living Social deal for the holidays by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting If you are anything like me, you start planning your Holidays...well...now. All these years that have come and gone, I've always used my Pampers Points to get free photo car ... Read on »
Hello Fall! by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So after a few weeks of kids not being home, prior commitments and colds, we finally got a chance to go to our family fall tradition of Red Wagon Farms for pumpkin picking. ... Read on »
Karl Lagerfeld Shoe Cupcakes | A Table For Two by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Karl Lagerfeld Shoe Cupcakes | A Table For Two Read on »
Pregnancy and infant loss awareness 2014 by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Tonight I light two candles...one for our Nick and one for the 10 babies I've miscarried, for my family members and friends that have had miscarriages, ectopic pre ... Read on »
Just...exhausted. by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Lining up things, putting everything in bags or containers, shutting cabinets and doors himself, turning on/off every light switch in the house, having to ring the do ... Read on »
Healthy and Happy Harvest by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This is a few weeks late, but here goes.... Happy September 1st Everyone!  A new month, a new season getting ready to honor us with its glory....an school has started! T ... Read on »
A NICU reunion by Michele Tomecko Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Its been over seven years since Kenny spent 129 days in the NICU...sure, he's been hospitalized several thousand times since, but to spend a few hours with these wonderful d ... Read on »