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Pregnancy

An App Helped Me Get Pregnant

An App Helped Me Get Pregnant

I’m from the generation that knows a world with and without the internet. Before Google and WebMD, there was the library and biology class. If you had told a younger me that I would one day use technology – specifically an app – to get pregnant, I would have laughed my arse off. When I […]

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Baby Evan's hand

Not as Planned {The Truth About My Birth Stories}

We live in the information era. Information about anything and everything is at our finger tips. It can be a wonderful thing when you are researching the “best cake recipe” or “top 3 presents for infants.” However, it can also prompt comparison and a sense that someone else’s story is better than ours. This happens […]

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Twins

The Wonder of Twins {A Birth Story}

Seven years ago, in a bathroom stall of the four-diamond hotel where I worked as a department head, I learned I was pregnant. Yes, very glamorous, I know! In those days, I was a workaholic. Twelve to fourteen hour days were the norm, and so, the hotel was my second home. I had been experiencing […]

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baby girl

When Your Birth Plan Doesn’t Go As Planned

I am what some call “crunchy.” I had backyard chickens for a number of years (until we lost them to a predator last Thanksgiving.) I use essential oils for everything from cleaning to sneezing, I enjoy making my own granola, and I use cloth diapers. I had my ideal birth plan lined up, and I […]

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