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I’m a VBAC Failure

I’ve tried to write this post a thousand different times in a thousand different ways. And I have come up with no clever way to say these words.  So I’ll just say them plainly.  My VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) attempt failed. And it was the exact birth I needed.  My emergency c-section with my […]

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To The Mom Who’s Suffered Loss: You’re My Hero

I have this friend. When I met her at my daughter’s dance class last year, I immediately classified her as “The One Who Has It All Together.” As if her trendy haircut, perfectly procured outfits, and sleek black sedan weren’t already screaming Nailing It, she also had three adorable, well-behaved children, and was a genuine pleasure to […]

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7 Things to NEVER Say to a Woman Who Has Lost a Child

I am, unfortunately a mother who has lost a child. My first child. I would never wish this pain on anyone. It is the deepest sadness that fully engulfs your soul and I truly hope you will never have to experience it. And, if you are a bereaved mommy reading this, then you know exactly […]

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I’m An Over-Sharer (And I’m Not Sorry)

Before I had my daughter, I barely paid any attention to the many photos of kids in my Facebook and Instagram news feeds. Sometimes those photos even got old, tedious to scroll past when I had other things I wanted to see. Johnny lost another tooth? Big whoop. It’s Julia’s first day of preschool! Yayyyyy. […]

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