Between 12 hour emergency nursing shifts and 24 hour parenting shifts, Lesley Donaldson-Reid author-published Growing A Rainbow: The Premature Journey of a Two Pound Hero which launches on World Prematurity Day, November 17th, 2014. It is an honest and gripping narrative about her family welcoming baby Torran into the world three months prematurely. Lesley proudly parents a child with additional needs alongside her husband, Bruce. Both men in her life have made a significant impact on how she approaches every day. She blogs about prematurity and special needs parenting on realwomendrivestick.com, and about her journey as a new author on writerlesleydonaldson.com. Lesley is a contributor on Preemie Babies 101, That's-What-She-Said, and a public speaker, her latest engagement being BlissDom Canada 2014.