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The ABC’s of Pregnancy

This is the type of post you come up with when your four year old is learning to identify his letters, your almost two year old’s favorite song is “The ABC’s”, and you’ve been pregnant 113 of the last 260 weeks… 🙂   A is for Acid reflux. Which yes, in my daughter’s case did […]

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Hey Fellow Mom, It’s Okay to Just Survive

Dear mom/dad/grandparent/guardian, I need to tell you something simple, but important.    It’s okay to just survive.    I taught 5th grade science in another life and I remember some of our vocabulary words during the life science unit were “thrive”, “survive”, and “perish”.  The visual vocabulary cards I had showed a plant in full […]

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“A Mother’s Life is at Risk” Pregnancy: MY PPROM Story

As my husband and I watched our baby moving on the sonogram screen before us, hearing the familiar fluttering that filled the darkened room, we found it nearly impossible to digest what the specialist had just told us. “I advise that you terminate this pregnancy.”  This is my PPROM story and what every woman of child-bearing years needs to […]

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Joy and Loss: How We Became Foster Parents

First, we got a license to be a foster care home, and then we “opened” to receive calls for potential placement. We opened at midnight on a Monday. I turned on my phone ringer Sunday night, just in case. I had the feeling of anticipation identical to the days before my biological babies were born, when I was […]

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Dealing with Pain During Pregnancy without Medication

Pregnancy…I have done this before…twice actually! So when I found out I was pregnant with baby boy #3 I figured I would go through the natural trend of trimesters…sick and tired, then full of energy and then a bit uncomfortable. Unfortunately, that did not happen. This time around I have been suffering from something called […]

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