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Unsaid Sad Birth

The Unsaid Part of Giving Birth

Tomorrow, I will have a two-week-old baby boy. This time I knew what to expect, but that wasn’t the case with my first-born. Following my first pregnancy, I was knocked to the ground with an encumbering cloud of despair. It caught me by surprise with no warning. Baby blues are too often the unsaid part […]

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A couple with their child

Here’s Why We Might Be One and Done

My son is almost 2 years old, so as you can imagine, we’ve been asked a fair number of times if we are planning to have any more kids. Some people pose it as a direct question – “When are you going to have another?”. Others offer it up as a suggestion – “It’s so […]

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My Pregnant Body is Not Available for Your Commentary

Dear Lady at my Child’s Swim Class, My pregnant body is not available for your commentary. When you noticed me helping my child shower off after swim class, wearing my awkward maternity swimsuit, and waddling around the locker room, you decided to enter into a very blunt conversation on my physical state. Upon discovering when […]

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Expiring Only Child Bucket List

Its official my daughter will have until the middle of September before she no longer is the only child. She had a nice long run of 3 years hogging the attention but soon she will have to share the spotlight. I want to make the most of our time before a little one changes our […]

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Having a Doula with you for Your Delivery

Naturally, I was SO excited when I was pregnant with my first child. I couldn’t wait to get a nursery ready, buy tiny clothes and dream about our new family member. I was even excited about the birthing process… because come on ladies-this is what we are MADE for. As my pregnancy progressed, I knew that I wanted […]

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