Girl to Mom

...Trying to Become a Grown Up Before My Kid Does. Girl to Mom is Heidi Ferrer, serving up shameful confessions and silliness daily. Heidi's 3 year old son Bex has a potentially fatal form of scoliosis and her blog follows their journey.

Heidi is a winner of Top 25 Funny Moms

What inspired you to start blogging?

I’ve been a comedy screenwriter and TV writer in Hollywood for over a decade and weird my whole life. Then my world got turned upside down. (But I stayed weird.)

A little over 2 years ago my three year old little boy Bexon was diagnosed with a rare, potentially fatal condition called Progressive Infantile Scoliosis at 19 months of age and a Mom Blog of a mutual friend (Breezy Mama) featured Bexon’s Story.

Bex’s story become one of their most popular posts that year and I began to read other Mom Blogs around the "webiverse," finding out how funny and well written a lot of them were.
I began to laugh and cry as I read knew it was meant to be for me to start a website and blog about Bexon’s ongoing journey and include a lot of laughter and silliness along the way. We all need more silly!
My blog is 80-90 percent humor, but it’s also helping to spread awareness to save more babies and kids like my little Buckeroo Bex.

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What's a parenting rule you should break and why?

Heidi Ferrer

Some people think you can spoil a child by giving them too much attention and affection, but I don't think you can ever give a child too much love. Heidi Ferrer
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How do you keep romance alive when you have children?

Heidi Ferrer

I think it's important to kiss- not like, make out, but kiss "hello" or "goodbye" as much as possible. Also, don't forget non-sexual touch- like a hug- that's something so many couples forget to do when they're busy with children and work and busy lives. Just like our little ones need hugs, big people need them, too! Hold hands or squeeze each other's hands just before falling asleep and say "I love you." The little things add up to the big things and make you feel connected, so you don't lose that romantic spark that lights the flame!
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