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Calling My Big Sister

I remember, well, the day Blake and I saw two pink lines appear on the home pregnancy test. I had left the test in the bathroom and paced back and forth in the hall. Blake had stopped my pacing for … Continue reading

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A year ago

As I sit and watch my newborn son try to figure out thumb-sucking, I can’t help but think of his older brother. Would he have preferred his thumb or a paci or would he have cared for either? It seems … Continue reading

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The Power of Words

I hope that at five months out, people will receive what I have to say better than they would have when I really wanted to write it. I realized, then, that people might view my words as in-the-moment grief, anger, … Continue reading

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Struggling but blessed

Today is December 2nd, my due date. I’ve been looking forward to this day since the end of March when we first found out I was pregnant. I started looking forward to it even more when, in July, we learned … Continue reading

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