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Endometriosis 101

Endometriosis 101

If you have endometriosis, you are not alone. This painful, chronic condition affects as many as 6.3 million women in the U.S. and millions more worldwide, according to the Endometriosis Association. Although birth control medications can help to lessen the symptoms, they are not always the answer—especially if you are trying to get pregnant. Written […]

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One Heart Beat, Two Babies: A Story of Conjoined Twins

Because their 8th birthday is tomorrow, I thought I would take this opportunity to introduce you all to my twin boys, Joshua and Caleb. When Matt and I got married, we started trying for a child right away. We got pregnant within three months. The pregnancy was going fine and we were excited to have […]

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The Great Divide

The Great Divide: Parenting Kids 10 Years Apart

It never fails: strangers with only the nicest intentions comment on the HUGE age gap of my children with something like “WOW! You waited a long time!” or “You were almost done, why did you start over?” “Don’t you want boys?” Then there is always the less offensive “Do they have the same dad?” Of […]

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