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My two year old has talked about growing up and becoming many things.
First, he was going to be Elmo when he was older.
After that, he said he would be a mailman, a firefighter, a construction worker, and a chef.
Now, he goes between that, a snow plow driver, a garbage collector and Blippi.
Next month it will probably be a different profession.
As parents, we often wonder what our children will grow up to be. Yes, I would be scared every single day of my…Continue
I have been wanting to write this to you for months, and I couldn’t find the proper words. I wanted to dedicate the time to express myself properly, but the words kept getting stuck in my heart, and then in my throat as I attempted to say my thoughts aloud. I don’t think I’ll have the strength to write all of my thoughts on your actual due date, so I apologize for being early. There is simply no way to truly prepare for the day I should have been holding…Continue
The following post deals with pregnancy loss and may contain sensitive topics.
Today, at 8:20 AM, we were supposed to be at our second trimester ultrasound for our baby. Instead, I am writing. A week ago from today, at 2:23 AM, I gave birth to our beautiful little boy at 18 weeks of gestation.
A “Rainbow Baby” is a baby born shortly after the loss of a previous baby. The term is given to these babies because a rainbow typically follows a storm, giving us hope of…Continue
The following post may be a bit graphic, but is being done solely for the purpose of helping those going through the same thing. It is not for pity, and it is not to start a debate of how old a fetus needs to be in order to be a living being. If you know of someone going through a miscarriage, simply offer support- not a discussion on whether or not they should be upset. It is a unique experience for each person. Let them grieve how they want to, no matter how or when it…Continue