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My Suicidal Pregnancy

My suicidal pregnancy

My husband and I were trying to get pregnant.  I assumed it would take at least six months to a year based on some of my friends’ experiences.  However, when the very first pregnancy test came back positive I thought we were pretty awesome.  In fact I thought I was pretty awesome.  I remember that […]

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Silently Grieving

Moms Often Silently Grieve | Anaheim Moms Blog

  An open letter to those struggling with challenges growing a family Dear those of you silently hurting, Years ago there was a campaign in the mental health profession to help the “Silent Grievers”, at the time this referred to children.  The campaign led to resources and public knowledge. Now people think about children grieving […]

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The Perfect Valentine?

  I have a confession to make – I love gifts.  In fact, I love gifts so much that when someone gets me a gift that doesn’t make any sense I actually feel offended.  Now, before you stop reading and think I’m some sort of stuck up brat – just know that I love GIVING […]

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Formula: My Love/Hate Relationship

This month my daughter turned 1. It was an especially reflective and emotional moment in motherhood for me. As cliche as it sounds, I simply couldn’t comprehend how quickly a year went by.  How could this little being grow so rapidly? And with that question, parenthood really sunk in. For some the 1-year-old milestone is a […]

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My Top 10 Best “Kids Say”

I have to say that one of my favorite shows was “Kids Say the Darndest Things.”  I loved that show even before I had children.  And now that I do it’s completely accurate.  Kids truly do say the most bizarre, often unintelligible, counterintuitive and quite frankly straight up weirdest things.  I haven’t had children too […]

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What Can We Do About Gun Violence?

When the tragic San Bernadino shootings occurred in December, though I had already spent the previous few weeks mourning for the victims in Paris, Beirut, and Colorado Springs, this particular event truly struck me to the core. San Bernadino County borders Orange County where we live, and one of my dear friends works at a […]

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