My Daughter Saved Me in the Most Unexpected Way

“The script in my mind, for most of my life, was that by watching my daughter with my husband, I was going to heal vicariously through them and their love. That’s not reality. And, none of that happened.”

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Miscarriage: A Story of Hope

“I only wished to be numb to get a break from the sharp points of the pain. That winter is over now, but remnants of snow and ice still linger and always will.”

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Go Ask Your Mom

“Though those words can drive me crazy now, but I never take it for granted because there was a time when we weren’t sure our baby would be here to even hear them.”

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You Were Born on a Saturday Morning in Philadelphia

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You were born on a Saturday morning in Philadelphia. It was early, and the January sun was shining. It wasn’t like it was in the movies. There was no rush of activity or newborn screams. The room was calm…

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The Three Gifts of the Father

At the age of 41, I was diagnosed with Thyroid cancer. It was completely out-of-the blue, as I had no symptoms, except for a solid mass discovered by my doctor during a routine exam. The diagnosis alone was terrifying, but…

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This Dad’s Amazing Custom Sheets Bring Smiles & So Much More for Kids in the Hospital

This entrepreneurial dad decided to help sick kids by creating bedsheets that invite play!

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What It’s Really Like Raising Kids with Two Dads

Where’s the mom? That’s the question these two dads get asked all the time. Find out how they answer it.

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Why My Breastfeeding Support Group Helped Me as a Mom

When I found out I was pregnant, one of the first things I decided was that I wanted to breastfeed. I read articles, browsed internet forums, and enlisted friends and family to help me should I need it. I read…

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The Priceless Gift My Husband Gives Our Children

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I have told this story hundreds of times. It is the story of our first-born and the difficult circumstances that surrounded her arrival in this world. Most often, when I tell it, I share the miracle of…

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Meet the Twins Who Gave Birth on the Same Day

These twins gave birth to babies on the exact same day.

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Why Every Mom Needs a Mom Tribe

Motherhood is a pretty exclusive club. There is one rule you have to follow in order to get into the club, but it’s actually quite simple. Rule 1: become a mom. Doesn’t matter how, just the fact that you do.…

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I Survived Postpartum Depression

I share a lot online. I have an active Twitter account and tweet about my day to day shenanigans as a mom, wife, and startup CEO. I blogged through my husband’s battle with cancer last year, sharing the raw emotions…

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All I Want For Christmas…

Here we are again…the month of December in all its glory. If you’re anything like me, I’m sure you’re wondering how the hell did it get here so fast?  You’re running around, cooking, dropping in at parties, doing your best…

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