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To the mom who is struggling this Christmas.

To the Mom Who Is Struggling This Christmas

The lights are twinkling, the Santas are “ho ho ho”-ing, and Insta-perfect snapshots of Yuletide happiness flood by with each scroll. But there’s something about Christmastime that makes both the joys and disappointments of life resound more loudly than usual, and this year, my heart weighs heavily with the struggles I know lurk behind many of […]

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The Birthday Cakes I’ll Never Make

I should be baking a birthday cake. That is the thought that starts repeating in my mind as soon as my eyes blink open every year on July 20th. The same thing happens again every year on August 5th.  One of my favorite things to do with my boys for their birthdays is to help […]

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Infant Loss: The After

Hi, new friend. I want to share some things with you that I’ve been learning since first becoming a mama. Before that, though, I feel that you should know a bit about me and the perspective I have. Two years ago, my motherhood journey began with the news that I was expecting my first child, […]

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