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How I Used My Pain to Make a Difference

When I had my first miscarriage six years ago, I felt like my world turned upside down. I never felt so broken or empty in my life. At one point, my big kids even held an intervention because I took to wearing my pajamas in public and stopped getting dressed for the day. One of the few things that...
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My message to those who struggle after miscarriage

I want to bring villages back. I want mothers to know that it is okay if you are not okay. I want people to know that we do not all feel the same way as someone else in the same situation because we are all different. Most of all, I don't want others to be like me, to be...
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Why I chose to write about my losses

  One question I have been asked is why I talk about my miscarriages or write about them at all. Sometimes it is therapeutic, but mostly it has a lot to do with the fact that people don't talk about it. It's almost like we are supposed to keep quiet about it, pretend it didn't happen. When I lost...
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Just what I needed

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind for me. Two of our former exchange students came back to visit, and it was just what I needed. I have missed my girls so much, and honestly, the kids and I have been out of sorts since last month. It felt wonderful to breathe life into the house again. My...
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Broken

I had plans originally for a different topic for Mommy Monday. However, a lot has happened here in the past few days that I thought I would share with you all, if nothing else, just to try to make sense of my life right now.Today, I had planned to tell the whole world what was to be my family's...
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Someday it will be ok…

...but that someday is just not today. I haven't posted in a while about the miscarriage and everything. I threw myself into the holiday and my husband being home. I have been trying to get myself sorted and get back on track with my business and blog. Part of me thought that after a month, I would be feeling...
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