Over the course of my pregnancy (especially once I could feel her kick) my fears subsided and I dove head first into any and all reading material I could get my hands on. This list contains some of my favorite pregnancy related reads!
All of which seems to mean I’m about to face one of the infamous lose-lose moments of motherhood.
Going back to work or staying home.
Either way, the moral of this story is that you lose.
It felt good to be thankful and most importantly, it felt good to be happy. Because, that’s what I am. Happy.
We’ve waited so long for this and are happy to finally announce that…
We’re expecting! Baby Stecker will be making an appearance November 2015!
I’m sharing this because I was blindsided by my miscarriage and felt/feel very isolated by what has happened. Miscarriage is extremely common, possibly in upwards of 1 in 4 pregnancies. Personally, I didn’t know anyone that had shared their miscarriage story, that could fully understand what I was feeling, what I was grieving. Miscarriage is something a lot of people don’t talk about – it’s hard, it’s grief, it’s uncomfortable. But, it happens and we shouldn’t be ashamed, we shouldn’t hide it in our hearts, we need to be open to talking about it.
It’s Friday and I have some AH-MAZ-ING news…
*Warning, this post contains some thoughts on birth that may be hard to swallow. Read at your own risk. You know the mark of a good friend? A truly good friend? A friend you can tell anything to and have them understand, empathize and commiserate with your life issues? The ability to talk about episiotomiesContinue reading “Pulling The Wool Over Our Eyes.”