One in eight women will deal with infertility – which means at some point or another going to need to help a friend or family member through these emotions.
This womb is closed for business. Done. Over it. That ship has sailed. My port is closed. How many more ways do I need to say it?
I can list the number of thoughtless remarks I received during my singleton pregnancy three years ago, but I’ve already lost count of the ones I’ve gotten this time around.
There are just some things that you SHOULD NOT say to a pregnant woman. I’ve made you a list for reference.
Even now words fail me. I usually say “miscarriage”, but it was in some ways much worse than that. I was so sick. At the time we didn’t know why.
From both my role as a pharmacist and as a mom, I know there is also a lot of misinformation floating around about the safety of vaccinations.
Being pregnant for me meant months of being uncomfortable. I couldn’t sleep. I was constantly nauseous. Being pregnant sucks…but I want another baby.
We were pregnant together in 2016. Our six children were born within four months of each other. One of our six babies would be born with Down syndrome.
Remember when you had a baby and you started your obsession with poop? I know for me, I made fun of all the new moms who talked about poop as if it was a trip to the mall! When I became one of THOSE moms, I knew that a baby
Pregnancy is almost always pictured as a time when some “glow” and eat healthy salads while their husbands wait on them hand and foot. #RealityMoms called BS – we asked them to tell us how bad their pregnancies got. My pregnancy was so bad, that even though I had a
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With six kids, I got caught up in the day to day of family life. It’s easy to do. But when I forgot to love my husband, I realized my mistake.
“Come,” the face said. “Let me help you break free of this average life. Let me help you find your joy by throwing away half your stuff.”
My children take melatonin. Every. Single. Night. We refer to their nightly doses as their “meds.” As in, “Are you ready to brush your teeth, or do you still need your meds?”