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health insurance

Pregnant and Panicked: When Insurance Doesn’t Work

I usually love sorting through the pile of mail that accumulates while I’ve been away from home. This time was different. After returning from a Thanksgiving trip, complete with road closures due to icy conditions, I hurriedly flipped through the collected mail. It was waiting for me near the bottom of the pile – the […]

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breastfeeding

I Tried And Thought I Failed: What They Don’t Tell You About Breastfeeding

I hear it in your voice, and can see it in your eyes. A “successful” breastfeeding mom asks “Did you breast or bottle feed?” You avoid eye contact, lower your head and whisper “I tried, and it just didn’t work. I didn’t make enough, had to supplement and my milk eventually dried up.” You avoid […]

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postpartum

The After Me: Coming to Terms with My Postpartum Body

My husband and I are done having children. We have three beautiful babies, ranging from six to one years old. We are full of gratitude. We are content. We run a small circus. We wouldn’t have it any other way. Having said this, recently I realized that my body is my own again. And this time, really […]

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surrogacy

Stretchy Pants and Surrogacy: The Ultimate Sacrifice

We are thankful to Colorado Surrogacy for providing this sponsored post. But, the thoughts & feelings are our own and we only share companies that we personally know & love!Pregnancy is one of the most admirable sacrifices a woman makes in her lifetime. The result of intense morning sickness, countless sleepless nights, and many trips […]

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birth story

More Of That Stuff They Don’t Tell You About Birthing Babies

You want to know what I never get tired of? Birth Stories. I’ve never heard a birth story that I didn’t find totally fascinating.  They’re all like a season finale of Grey’s Anatomy -thrilling, intriguing and there’s always some little twist that keeps you totally and unequivocally engaged.  I also love reading peoples blogs about what […]

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