Seven years ago, on March 13, 2006, my husband and I welcomed our firstborn son Abel into the world -- but not the way I had hoped to.... From the time I learned of the life growing inside me until...
I remember it like it was yesterday.  It was 5am, my hands were shaking uncontrollably, and silence filled our tiny, one bedroom apartment.  Fear, Joy, uncertainty and other weird mixtures of emotions were consuming me.  I took a deep...
Last month I wrote about ways to help moms who are hurting by being there and keeping it simple. Today, I’m continuing the series with more thoughts on how to help. Give Generously Raising any child is expensive, but when a...
Today's Giveaway is from Crystal Newcomb Creative Studios. Awesome. Affordable. Artistic. And absolutely the perfect solution for those Spring portraits you need to start thinking about. About Crystal "I have been taking photos my entire life, professionally about 6 years. I do all kinds...
On  August 1, 2009 a 7lb 6oz baby boy made his grand entrance into this world, surprising his parents by arriving 2 weeks early. His birth and delivery was uneventful and much easier than his first time mother expected....
Do a quick Google search of  'packing hospital bag' and you will stumble upon list upon list of all the must have items to take with you when you give birth. Having packed a hospital bag two different times...
When my first son was born with life-threatening medical complications, our lives soon became a tailspin of hospital stays, surgeries, medical equipment, therapy sessions, insurance phone calls, and a host of medical terminology that I could barely pronounce. I...
As mothers, I think we all suffer from memory loss. Not only while we are pregnant (appropriately named "pregnancy brain"), but also after each baby is born. I feel like I lose part of my brain function with each baby....

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