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We Suffered Infertility And Lost One Of Our Triplets But We...

The picture at the top of this story is our first official family photo. No needles, no monitors, no hospital gowns. In it, our...

It Was A Shock To Learn Our Son Was A Cleft...

It’s funny how random conversations can take a turn that make you see people in an entirely different light. Some months ago,...

Our Little Girl Stops Breathing While She’s Asleep But Coping With...

There was no suggestion anything was wrong. We already had two boys, and my latest pregnancy had gone pretty much perfectly. So on December...

Nobody Gave My Baby Girl A Chance – But I Didn’t...

“You need to prepare yourself.” “There’s no chance of survival. Let me see you in two weeks to check and see if the fetus has...

Our Daughter Had Her Skull Removed At Just Five Weeks Old...

May 14, 2018. My husband and I were overjoyed to welcome our daughter into the world. Our son, Sawyer, was born just 17 months...

The Birth Of My Daughter Changed Our View Of ‘Normal’ –...

What does ‘normal’ mean? In life, at work, with your family – what is ‘normal’? It’s not something I’d ever questioned, not a word...

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‘Three-Person Baby’ Born Using Controversial Donor Technique

A woman in Greece has given birth to a baby with DNA from three people – her own, the father, and an egg...
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Something For The Weekend – The Perfect Shepherd’s Pie

First, let's be clear about one thing – a shepherd’s pie is made with lamb. The clue is in the name, after all. However,...

A Daughter’s Disability And A Father’s Awakening

The nurse gently lifted Michaela onto my partner’s bare chest, a newborn embraced by her mother for the first time. I marveled at the...
parenting tips for single parents

The Ultimate Parenting Guide For Single Moms And Dads

Single parenting is difficult no matter how you look at it. And as rewarding as this experience is, it’s certainly not easy. To help...

Coronavirus: 5 Simple Self-Care Ideas for Busy Moms

As a mom, I can understand how easy it is to lose yourself in taking care of all the needs of your...
gender-neutral parenting

Pros And Cons Of Gender-Neutral Parenting

A 2012 survey found that about a quarter of elementary school kids reported seeing gender-nonconforming peers experience bullying. A saddening 2015 study brought to light...

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