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9 years after the NICU, we are still affected

My girls don't look like preemies anymore. There is little physical evidence that they started their lives two months early. Yet the ramifications of their...

Courtesy of Meredith Ethington

The identity crisis of motherhood

Some days, I think I'm finally beginning to be the mom I've always wanted to be. Other days, I find myself crying in the bathroom.

Shhivika Chauhan Photography; Fancy Fig Photography

From 1 child to 2: The next life transition

As an only child, I have no frame of reference on having a sibling. Growing up together. Loving each other. Fighting, bickering, endlessly annoying each other....

Lauren Casper

Mother's Day is complicated

In every office, in every school, in every cafe, on every block there is someone hurting this year. Someone crying and hoping that maybe next year will be better....

Jessica N. Turner

On nursing for the last time

All of a sudden I looked at the calendar and it had been a week — maybe eight days since I had nursed. I realized it was over. I'd never do it again. And I...

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