Tag Archives: parenting

Dear Paul Ryan, we have some requests

About a month ago, Paul Ryan made some comments about the declining birth rate in the US. And I have some comments back. Now this may sound strange coming from a woman who just announced her pregnancy. However, this is … Continue reading

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Pre-motherhood musings

Hello all! Happy New Year! May 2018 be a year full of happiness, health, compassion and love for you, yours and everyone. For my little family, I am hoping 2018 will be a year far different (in a positive way) … Continue reading

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When a friend finds hope to be a 4-letter word, here’s how you can help

Disclaimer – I’m not a doctor nor am I writing this as a healthcare provider. I am writing this based upon my understanding of information I’ve received over the past few months. Second disclaimer- this post focuses specifically on miscarriage. … Continue reading

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Mis. Miss. Missed.

CN (Content Note): This post discusses miscarriage, pregnancy loss, trauma and depression. I was on our couch, sobbing so hard I couldn’t breathe. Tissues were scattered around. “I want the baby back,” I said to my husband. “I know. Me … Continue reading

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On The Cusp

The end is nigh. My days of carefree, unadulterated freedom are almost over. Or, at least, hopefully they are. What on earth am I talking about? I’m talking about trying to have a baby, of course! My husband and I, … Continue reading

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On Moms

So Mother’s Day has come and gone, for this year. I was with my mom all this past weekend and the one before so I was a wee bit busy with my real-deal mother and didn’t have time to post … Continue reading

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Working While Female

I am of the mindset that the American work life balance is not good for anyone. Workplace culture is a tough environment for all of us, as it expects us all, at least to some extent, to shed elements of … Continue reading

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