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Live Affirming Care

With a theme like caretaking, talking about my experience having Michael is an absolute “must do” this month. Michael was due on September 5, 2018. I went on maternity leave starting on August 29 with the goal of getting ready, resting, and just generally preparing for his arrival. That week was a delight. From September… Continue reading Live Affirming Care

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Caretaking

As I look back over this past year (yes, I am one of those that starts thinking about New Year’s Resolutions annoyingly early) how I have handled the goals I set for myself for 2018 and how I can improve the goals for 2019 begin to come into focus. Ultimately my goal this year was… Continue reading Caretaking

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Being Clear

Last week was a rough one when it came to content creation. Postpartum mood swings, the culmination of six weeks of interrupted sleep, and some less-than-ideal weather definitely took their toll and creating content for the blog is what took a back seat compared to doing well in my class and keeping my family alive.… Continue reading Being Clear

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Caring

We recently took a trip to visit my parents and celebrate my youngest brother's 17th (!) birthday. Trips up north have become more and more challenging as our family has grown, both in size and "abtitude" (as Elizabeth would say). I don't know if it was a full moon or what, but we were not… Continue reading Caring