About to Give Birth

—I think it’s going to happen at night. The last two times, I’ve started labor at exactly midnight. I wake up with the…

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10 Reasons Why I’m Birthing at Home

—My  legs were spread open.  The doctor asked me: “What did you do? Squat?” I was hormonal, exhausted, and IN PAIN. The fourth…

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Out of the dark and into the water

—-Veins protrude, skin expands, his body swimming in utero. My emotions seem to be back in order, as my belly continues to stretch, making…

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Boy or Girl?

—I thought I could wait until the baby was born. After all, we have a boy and a girl already, so whatever the…

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Flu While Pregnant

—It happened, I got the frickin’ flu! I’m on day six and can finally drag myself out of bed without feeling dizzy. I…

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Forty and Pregnant

I was 23 when we got married and thought that by forty I’d have kids in their late teens. Instead, we battled through…

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Childhood Cancer

 –Because September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, I thought I’d introduce you to our precious friend Pearl Elizabeth. She’s three, loves to dress…

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Personal Triumph vs. Global Disaster

These first few weeks of back-to-school have been brutal. There has been so much going on, that I’ve actually thought that breathing into…

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WTH is BHT?

–It’s in cereals, breads, lotions, and even in gum!! You might have seen the viral article on Buzzfeed about 8 foods that are…

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