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The Neighbor Kid Won’t Go Home

  Summer is here. School is out. My kitchen floor is covered in dirty footprints, sand covers the floor of our minivan, and my shower curtain rod is the placeholder of many bathing suits waiting to dry. It’s a true mess, but the most beautiful kind of a mess. I love that my kids spend […]

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IUI – my Journey to Motherhood

I’d been married for three years and answered the “when are you going to have a baby?” question more than I’d like to recount. My OBGYN recommended going to an infertility specialist for testing. Admittedly, I was both excited and terrified at the idea of a specialist. On the one hand, I felt closer to […]

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My Truth About Postpartum Sex

After the birth of my first child, I was inundated with articles about postpartum sex. Article after article discussing how women could not wait to be intimate with their partner again. Claims of how the six-week wait was too long. For a long time, I thought there was something seriously wrong with me. How could […]

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My First Love Confession, 20 Years Later

When I was 16, I met a guy. A boy. He wasn’t a football player, he wasn’t popular, and he didn’t come from much. But all that he wasn’t somehow made him so much MORE to me. He was what every teenage girl looks for: cute, rebellious, tough, and from another town. And before long, […]

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