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Mom Sells Stillborn Son's Crib At Yardsale & Gets An Incredible Gift In Return

There is no pain like sitting in a completely nursery waiting for a new baby that will never come home. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.17.17   |   SHARE
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Do You Have To Spend Vacation With Your Kids?

You don't have to feel lost without your children, or miss them to the point of paralysis to be a good, even a great, mother. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.13.17   |   SHARE
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Mom Gives Her Son RuPaul Drag-Style Makeup; People Act Like A**holes

Why does his makeup look better than mine EVER HAS IN MY LIFE? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.6.17   |   SHARE
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I'm Scared To Have A Baby

After gaining as much as forty pounds and pushing a cantaloupe out my vagina, I wondered: will my body ever be the same? Read...
Melissa Petro    |   06.5.17   |   SHARE
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What If You Never Hold Your Baby? Are You Still A Mother?

He told me there was nothing we could have done. He told me it happens sometimes. But it had never happened to me, so none of that mattered. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.25.17   |   SHARE
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What If I've Given My Children Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorder isn't something given, not like gift on your birthday, not neatly wrapped and topped with the big pink bow Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.11.17   |   SHARE
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The Invisibility Of Motherhood

I didn't have even an ounce of energy to spare to process my own feelings. Everything I had went to my son. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   04.19.17   |   SHARE
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It's Valentine's Day; Let There Be Coffee And Sleep And Sexless Back Rubs

You wake up to birds chirping, just kidding, you don’t, because it’s February and it’s freezing, and also you have a kid.  But you wake to those Read...
Jennifer Fliss    |   02.14.17   |   SHARE
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