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I’m Having a Miscarriage

I knew I was pregnant.  You know, that feeling you get when things don’t feel quite right?  When you wake up vomiting?  Yeah, that’s how I knew FOR SURE I was pregnant.   I immediately texted my friends.  I peed on a stick just to verify and sure enough, it turned bright pink.  I took […]

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First child vs. Second child

When I was pregnant with my first child I decided that I would use cloth diapers.  I also was definitely going to breastfeed and obviously make my own baby food.  I would stay at home and focus on my baby.  I didn’t buy many toys because a baby really only needs his mother and imagination. […]

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The Journey to Our Second Child

    This is a very emotional topic for me as it probably is for any other couples who have been down this road. It was not something I shared loosely with others while we were in the midst of it. I’d never thought we would be a part of the statistics of unexplained secondary […]

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Do You Whole30-

Do You Whole30?

Have you heard of this whole30?  I didn’t know it existed until a friend of mine came to a party talking about how she had just finished her whole30.  She said she lost fifteen pounds and felt amazing.  As she said this my ears perked up and I was hanging on her every word.  You […]

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Silent Grievers Part 2

I received a lot of response on Facebook for my open letter to Silent Grievers.  This affirmed for me that so many people have been touched by some sort of loss associated with growing a family.  Everyone knows someone who has experienced infertility, miscarriage, fetal demise, still birth, etc. So I thought with so many people […]

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Leap Day Baby

If you could choose to have a leap year baby born on February 29th, would you? This is a question my husband and I posed ourselves when we realized that our second child, whose due date is February 27th, 2016, had a very real chance of being born on leap day which only arrives once […]

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