"I definitely think where you live in Polk County affects your memories of what Charley was like. Like Jmarr said, the Lake Wales and Ridge areas of the county were hit hard.
Ryan and Lillian's dad is a lineman for that area and he would…"
"There is also a similar study that looks at the link between C-sections and PPD. I found that one very interesting. I had a C-section with my first, he was breeched. Had I done a little more research I would have fought them on it. I tried for a…"
With baby number 3 on the way and my husband's recent job move, I'm officially home with the kiddos from now on.We live in Bartow, south of Alturas. There is not much out here. We are starting preschool lessons with our son this year and I'm looking for local mom's to do play dates with during the week.Any suggestions on homeschooling are welcome too :)See More
"Hurricane Charley nor any of the other storms around that time disrupted me in any way. To me the only major hurricane that ever affected me in any way since living here around Lakeland was hurricane Donna. We were without electricity…"
"I was 8 months pregnant! This storm was a novelty to me, I didn't feel much anxiety at all. We hunkered down, in a brand new block home. Felt pretty safe and we were. We were fortunate that we didn't sustain any major damage, just water…"
"I remember the storm..or should I say storms that year. My son was a year old. We lived in an old home near Lake Morton, with a huge oak tree right next to the house. I remember taking my son into the bathroom with a candle when the winds got really…"