Sometimes the hardest topics to write about (or talk about) are the most important ones. I have always written openly about my history of pregnancy loss–several miscarriages and an ectopic pregnancy– and I think it’s been both cathartic for me and helpful to others who have shared similar struggles. When I write about it, I can still remember how […]
Let’s talk about pregnancy and infant loss. I know, you don’t want to. Neither do I, really. It’s a heavy, sad, difficult topic. And just like any other type of grief or death, you don’t know what to say. You want to help your loved one—maybe it’s your friend, your sister, or even your wife—but […]
I am all for women sharing their truths. I recently read a blog post by Jenny Studenroth Gerson, titled “They Should’ve Warned Me.” She shared her truth, a beautiful story of how harmoniously she adjusted to motherhood, how naturally it came to her, how she easily shed her baby weight, how her marriage was only strengthened, […]
I’ve had one big question weighing on my mind for months- should we try for a third baby, or keep our family of four the way it is?
I ran into a lady in the pregnancy test aisle who couldn’t decide which test to take. My advice? Stay away from the digital tests- seeing the words “Not Pregnant” can really suck.
I turned 35 this year, and it’s caused me to reflect on my age- halfway between 30 and 40, and all the aspects of getting older that come with it.
Is it brave to merely survive something challenging? On my daughter’s second birthday, I remember the hardships I experienced during my pregnancy.
I had my first cavity filled recently, and my husband convinced me it was going to be terrible. See what really happened…
I am beyond excited to share that I am on Scary Mommy today! She is one of my idols in the blogging and writing world, and I am thrilled that I am able to contribute a post to her fantastic website! My post is titled, 5 Signs That You May Or May Not Be Pregnant. […]
Let’s assume, for the sake of clarity, that the term “baby weight” still applies when one’s baby is 12 months or older, m’kay? Since the birth of my second child, (over a year ago) I have not been in a giant hurry to regain my pre-baby figure. Sure, I’d love to fit into my old […]