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Friday Five: What Not to Say When Someone Suffers a Pregnancy or Infant Loss

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Family Ties / Friday Five / General Musings / Heart Aches

Today, October 15, is recognized as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. On this day, we remember those who have lost children through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, SIDS, or newborn death. I have been pregnant five times. I have given birth twice. The other three pregnancies, including my first two, ended in unexplained miscarriage. Many people keep their losses to themselves, for a wide variety of reasons. This may especially be true for the partners, […]

Rage Cleaning

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General Musings / Mental Health / Uncategorized

I rage cleaned today. Well, ok, it started as rage cleaning and relaxed slightly into stress cleaning. I have been feeling overwhelmed this week by All The Things I have going on in my life right now: homeschooling two little ones, co-parenting them and two teenagers, my job, renovating a house, caring for animals…oh, and a global pandemic. This week I have been walking through the house doing things and it seems like every place […]