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How a Thank You Note Made Me More Thankful

Today I received a thank you note from a woman who lost everything in the Wine Country fires. Minutes before receiving her thank you note, it struck me how tired I was and that my body was literally aching from lack of sleep. This fatigue had caused me to spend very little time with my […]

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4 Ways You Can Help Victims of Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Happens to Everyone Regardless of your race, gender, or socioeconomic status, domestic violence is possible. On average, 20 people are physically abused by an intimate partner every minute in the United States. One in three women, and one in four men, have experienced some form of abuse in their lifetime. Chances are that […]

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Dear Friend, Tomorrow May Never Come

Dear Friend, Tomorrow May Never Come

Thank You, Dear Friend Today you reminded me how tomorrow may never come. I hate the way in which you sent the reminder. But you always were straight to the point, however tough the conversation seemed. Today, my dear friend, I will hug my babies tighter. More I Love You’s More I love you’s will be yelled […]

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Thank you Mom for the Gift of Holiday Joy

The holidays can be tough after losing a loved one. It is especially hard to have Christmas cheer everywhere when you are mourning the loss of your mother. The holidays remind me of all the special times I shared with her. This time of year could bring me down but I choose to celebrate her with […]

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Anatomy of a Miscarriage

A·nat·o·my əˈnadəmē/ noun 2. a study of the structure or internal workings of something. On Friday, sick with a fever and hacking cough, I work from bed. Around mid-morning, I notice that I was spotting. Not a lot, but more than the nothing of my previous three pregnancies. I pause and run through what I […]

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