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Recovering from ACL Surgery – The Week After…

Recovering from ACL Surgery – The Week After…

If you’re just joining, go ahead and catch up on our pediatric ACL saga tear with the first 4 posts about my daughter’s ACL injury here, here, here and here. We are one week post modified adult ACL surgery and I thought I’d share how the first week has gone. Day 1 – ACL Surgery…More of this…

ACL Surgery Update

ACL Surgery Update

Jaeda had ACL repair surgery last Monday.  All those decisions, all that worry and research  culminated in a 2 hour surgery Monday morning at Centennial day surgery center. I ended up choosing to have Dr. Polousky perform the modified adult ACL repair.  This involved drilling two tunnels through Jaeda’s growth plates.  HUGE decision and one…More of this…

Is Chewing Gum GOOD for Kids? #sponsored

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Orbit for Kids. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. I’ll get straight to the answer you’re seeking and say “Yes!” Sugarless gum, like Orbit for Kids, can be a weapon in your dental hygiene arsenal and…More of this…

ACL – torn, Meniscus – torn, Bone – bruised.  Now what?

ACL – torn, Meniscus – torn, Bone – bruised. Now what?

For those of you that follow on Facebook or Twitter,  you probably already know that my 11 year old daughter recently tore her ACL in the championship game of a soccer tournament. We got the MRI results earlier this week and her ACL isn’t all she injured. Total damage? Torn ACL Torn Meniscus Bone Bruise Now…More of this…

How to Keep Babies Safe from RSV

How to Keep Babies Safe from RSV

Perils of Preemies I rarely heard of someone having a premature baby until it happened to a close friend of mine.  We were both pregnant at the same time (first child for each of us).  She was due in late September and I was due early December.   Our kids were going to be in…More of this…

Get Rid of Spring Allergies Naturally  #sponsored

Get Rid of Spring Allergies Naturally #sponsored

Every year about this time I get anxious for Spring to start showing itself.   I wander through my yard like Sherlock Holmes searching for clues that Winter is on its way out and things will start to get green again. Finally I see the first glimmers of color and start smiling in anticipation of…More of this…

Welcome / About Daria Drago


Working mom of three amazing kids, living in Denver, Colorado. Doing my best to balance the responsibilities of my full time corporate job with raising my family, finding time to have fun, and working on becoming a better me. You'll find career tips, parenting wins and fails, funny stories, recipes, weight loss lows and highs, and the occasional random photo of one of our pets if you care to follow along with our journey.

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