Jaimie Florio, MPS, BS

Jaimie is the mother of a miraculous little boy named Connor. Connor was born extremely premature and weighed under a pound at birth. He has been featured by numerous news outlets for being one of the tiniest newborns to survive.


Prior to Connor’s birth, Jaimie was a special education teacher in Connecticut and New York City. Currently, Jaimie stays at home with Connor to ensure he gets all the therapies and medical attention he needs.


Jaimie has a Master’s degree in Childhood Education and Special Education from Manhattanville College and a Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media and Fine Art from Marist College.


To read more about Jaimie and Connor’s journey, you can read Jaimie’s blog at momofamiracle.tumblr.com.

mother holding and talking with her newborn baby on a bed.


Newborn Not Sleeping? Try These 35 Tips

Sleep deprivation is typical for new parents. Here are tips and tricks that will have you and your newborn sleeping more in no time.

Portrait of a baby with cerebral palsy on physiotherapy in a children therapy center.

Special Needs

Weighted Vests for Kids: Benefits, Strategies & Guidelines

Weighted vests are a sensory tool that give your child all the benefits of a soothing, comforting hug and can decrease anxiety and improve self-regulation.

Girl and mom in Superhero costume.


15 Amazing Imagination Games for Toddlers

Take a step back and let your toddler entertain themselves! Sound too good to be true? Check out these fun imagination games for toddlers that will keep them busy while...

Happy preschool age children play with colorful plastic toy blocks.


Block Play: Benefits & Stages in Childhood Development

Put those expensive, flashy toys back on the shelf! What your child needs are blocks and lots of them. Check out the many developmental benefits of block play!

Lovely 2 years boy sorts details by color


25 Cognitive Activities for Toddlers to Boost Development

Are you overwhelmed by all the cognitive milestones your toddler needs to reach? Check out this list of fun activities to boost your toddler’s development!

Mother using rattle to play with her baby.

Sensory Activities

Sensory Input: Everything a Parent Needs to Know

Your child’s challenging behaviors may have to do with their senses. Learn why they may act out and what you can do to help with fun at-home activities!

Adult attractive woman at home in knitting work activity using colorful wool.


130 Mom Hobbies (Including Some That Pay)

Are you looking to make some time for yourself again but not sure where to start? Check out this list of mom hobbies, including some that pay!