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Grief and Joy: Being a Mom After Losing My Mom

My mother was a force of nature. She was only 17-years-old when she married my father, somehow convincing her parents that it was a good idea to let a girl barely out of high school marry a barely 20-year-old man due to go to Vietnam soon after. My mother was the sort of woman who was […]

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A Survival Guide to Your First Pregnancy: The Partner Edition

Finding out that you as a couple are pregnant is undoubtedly one of the best and scariest moments of your life. You begin to ask yourself all sorts of questions like, “Will I be good as a parent?” and “Who should I tell?” However, it’s important to know that the second that line appears on […]

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