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Nigel and Trevor Brent: My Forgotten Brothers

Trevor Alan and Nigel John Brent, 1951-1951

Babies of Bromley, Kent, and my half brothers.

Genealogy really is the art of uncovering secrets, in most cases, the secrets of people who are long dead.   1,040 more words


Something else they didn't tell me

When you’re going through fertility stuff, you get to go through lots of bloodwork. When you’re on hospital bedrest for sixteen days, you get one or more IV’s, all of which are moved every two or three days. 333 more words

About Me

The Second but Last Trimester

After learning that we were having identical twins which were not sharing the same amniotic sac, we nearly skipped out of the doctor’s office with glee. 1,311 more words

Background Series

When the days line up

We have a whiteboard calendar above the desk in our kitchen.  I was super late getting around to updating it to August, so it was just two days ago I finally managed it. 465 more words


Cmv, Cytomegalovirus

This is popping up in the news and online more and more. Cytomegalovirus  or CMV as it is more widely known, can cause deafness and even death in some cases. 383 more words

Loss Of A Child

The Pregnancy I Intended and the One God Perfected

I hadn’t seen Kayla more than once or twice in the decade since we graduated from high school, so I was surprised when her name popped up in my inbox. 3,138 more words


When Reality Hits Home

My belly is small? I thought.  Couldn’t we just have a small baby?  I mean, neither my husband nor I are big people.  Sure, a lot of friends and family had commented on how small my belly was, but I didn’t think too much about it.  587 more words