Labor of Love is a blog started by Megs Pollock in 2011. Megs began sharing her experience as a first-time mom to son, Jordan, who was diagnosed with spina bifida before he was born. It’s been 4 years since we last got an update from the Pollock family, so we thought it was time to […]
Experience Akron Children's through the eyes - and hearts - of our parent bloggers as they capture the ups and downs - joys and fears - of parenting. Our parent contributors hope that by sharing their stories, they may help others. Feel free to join the conversation.
Ten years ago, having made it through fertility treatments and a threatened miscarriage, I was finally allowing myself to be excited that we were a little over halfway to our anticipated due date. We didn’t want to know if we were having a boy or a girl so, when I went into premature labor at […]
I remember the excitement of my high school and college graduations. I was also excited (and a little sad) to watch Bekah this past spring as she graduated from preschool. So far, though, no graduation has surpassed the amazing (and a little scary) feeling of the day we brought home our NICU graduate. Looking back […]
A year and a half ago when we first met with Dr. Ravi Karnani to discuss Sam’s growing list of allergies Dr. Karnani told my husband, Chris, and I that if we were ever in doubt about a reaction, not to wait, just use Sam’s EpiPen and get him to the nearest ER. Knowing that […]
We are so excited about our new addition to the Pollock household – feeling blessed and humbled to have 3 little munchkins fill our home with love and laughter. We were excited to have our 3rd surprise true gender reveal on April 11, 2017. When Dr. John W. Stewart asked us on April 10 if […]
I have a confession to make: I’m a bad autism mom. I own a grand total of 1 autism awareness shirt. I’ve participated in exactly 1 autism charity race (badly, I might add). My van features 0 autism bumper stickers. I almost never share Facebook posts about autism awareness. And why? I’m just too busy […]