Assessables was founded by Jonelle Krier, RN, BSN, MS, an obstetrical/neonatal nurse and nursing instructor with more than 30 years of experience.Jonelle spent her career working to ensure health, safety and comfort for her newborn patients while reducing their risk of heat loss, infection and other complications.During her hospital tenure, Jonelle realized there was a great need for an updated neonatal garment that allows for umbilical exposure while providing a quick opening for assessment of baby’s heart, lungs, bowels and diaper. Thus, the idea for Assessables was born—a new bodysuit meeting the needs of today’s newborn. Click Hereto read more.
Please view this short video as my daughter and I sample an Assessables Umbilical Bodysuit with my brand new grandson!
I'd like to welcome and thank Kendra Thornton for providing this guest post today
Thornton: Travel advocate, TV spokesperson,
proud wife and mama of 3.I
am a long time travel expert who has been packing my bags and
traveling the world since I was 3 months old! I've found my
utmost desire in life is right here in my own home. I have taken my
excitement for travel and brought it to you with some of my favorite
travel tips and tricks. Enjoy!
With Children: Avoid Tears and Get More Cheers
it be nice to get away this summer and spend quality time with your
family? You can experience an enjoyable retreat if you're prepared.
This year, plan on relaxing more because I have some tricks to ensure
your family trip is as delightful as ever. In order for your vacation
to be hassle-free, fun and peaceful, it’s essential to plan ahead,
particularly when it comes to keeping children content.
Don’t take a vacation from routine
children find comfort in schedules. The best way to provide
familiarity is to live by your usual clock. Snack times, naps
and play times can be adhered to if you think ahead. No matter what
steps you take to ensure your trip goes smoothly, consider every
family member’s needs. With a little planning, you can avoid the
age-old question, “Are we there yet?” and enjoy the harmony of
well-planned family vacation.