Taking Every Opportunity to Celebrate Life: Happy Birthday Marcus Moore!

Here at The Gift of Life we’ve established a tradition of celebrating birthdays by dedicating a blog post to the celebrant. Birthdays are extremely important occasions to us because their very meaning touches so close to home when home is what we’re all about; too many preemies don’t get to celebrate even turning one year old.   So we take a lot of joy when someone we know and love gets to celebrate another yearContinue reading

How Do You Celebrate Christmas

With all the Christmas rush of gifts, parties, dinners and last minute shopping, it is a wonder that we can all remain sane trying to get everything organized.  But for some people, none of this excitement will be fulfilled because they are dealing with something that has taken a much larger priority.  Parents that have babies born premature in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) don’t get an opportunity to celebrate Christmas as you orContinue reading

Celebrate World Prematurity Day 2016 with The Gift of Life

World Prematurity Day 2016

What will you do to celebrate World Prematurity Day 2016? Even a small gesture can make a big impact on the preemie community. We at The Gift of Life invite you to join us in observing this very important but lesser-known holiday. Raising awareness for preterm birth helps bring support to preemies and their families. It can also assist in increasing the chances that more babies will be born full-term. Premature birth doesn’t always occurContinue reading






How to Make a First Father’s Day Special

Happy Fathers Day

Like with most holidays, gift giving is often the first thing that comes to mind when Father’s Day rolls around. But the things that can be done to make this day extra special for dad aren’t limited to buying him presents – in fact, Father’s Day presents, for whatever reason, have a reputation for being quite awful.  Of a truth, some gifts for dad are so bad that they’re just plain hilarious.   Men whoseContinue reading