After my first stillbirth, the doctors assured me that it wouldn’t happen again. They thought I had caught a virus that affected the pregnancy….
“Mommy, you have pattern babies,” my oldest daughter likes to tell me. “Alive, dead, alive, dead.”
It stings to hear my story of love and…
“Mommy, can we get a new house?”
“Why,” I questioned back to my 4-year-old. “Don’t you like living here?”
“I want to live in a different…
I love This Is Us. When I heard there was going to be a stillbirth depicted on a major network show, I was excited…
I’d heard the question a million times before — and a million times since.
But as I stood there with a stranger, making small talk…
“Be kind to yourself and let yourself grieve.”
There’s not much that is wrong with this thoughtful piece of advice, if you are offering it…
I have spent all morning on Facebook. Usually when I do that these days, I get annoyed at myself, because that means I am…
I have one.
He’s got so much personality, already, at 6 months, makes me wonder what I’ve gotten myself into with this…
Guest Post by Nancy
I began to write this in the days before what should be my son Wyatt’s fifth birthday. I know a lot…
There is nothing like that feeling I get when my children speak of their sisters. We can be out running errands or just meeting…
Recently I heard a baby’s heart beat on a fetal monitor. It was the first time I’ve heard that sound since my second daughter…
That’s what I was thinking yesterday as I drove myself to my fifth embryo transfer in three years.
I’ve been ‘at this’ for thirteen…
“There’s your baby,” the sonographer said, ‘and there’s your other baby.”
And that is how I found out that I was expecting, very unexpected, twins.
“The death of a child is a strain on anyone.”
That’s putting it mildly, I think.
While many hear that the divorce rates of couples who…