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My terrible 2 year old...

My 2 year old is crazy. She’s strong and smart and beautiful but she’s 2 so she’s crazy.

Being 2 must be rough. She cries, whines and throws tantrums daily. 701 more words

Pregnancy Loss

Don't Trash Other's Work

I am friends with my main NICU nurse on Facebook. When I got out of the hospital, she babysat me a few times because I still had specific medical needs and I needed a medically competent person to watch me in case something went wrong. 70 more words

Mental Illness

Crying Cause It Hurts

I recall many years ago, prior to my conversion,  sitting in my bedroom very sad that I had suffered an early miscarriage. I hadn’t taken a pregnancy test to confirm it, but I had suspected that I was pregnant. 445 more words

Kingdom Of God

Will we ever have artificial wombs?

A few years back I attended the annual conference of the British Society for Developmental Biology. There was a discussion session towards the end of the day concerning future developments and directions in our field of research, namely how one goes from the early embryo to, ultimately, the adult human (or other organism). 1,552 more words


When a situation brings back a million memories... (Elijah's first few weeks of life)

Obviously every parent panics when something is wrong with their child, after all its our job to keep them safe…. But for me, every time Elijah ends up poorly it just brings back alot of memories from his first few weeks of life. 429 more words

Many Premature Babies Do Fine In School, Study Shows

NEW YORK (CBS NEWS) – Researchers say a new study should help ease the minds parents of premature babies when it comes to how well their children will perform in school. 253 more words


Memories of Memorial Day

Memorial Day has never been one of my favorite holidays. The reasons go back to my childhood. I grew up in Iowa in the 50’s and 60’s–a time when the excitement over the Indianapolis 500 was surpassed only by the almost assured fact that there would be at least one serious injury to the drivers involved, if not a fatality. 440 more words