Breastfeeding Without Birthing - My Experience

Breastfeeding Without Birthing - My Experience

Breastfeeding Without Birthing - Yep! It’s a thing - and I did it!

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, I wanted to share my breastfeeding journey (don’t worry – this picture won’t be offensive anymore once I explain). After a grueling path of infertility, including 4 rounds of IVF in under a year, 4 miscarriages and then learning we’d need a gestational surrogate to carry my embryos if I wanted a genetic child, I was spent. Tired out and so mad at my body for all the ways I thought it had failed me (which it hadn’t but I digress).

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Letting Your Light Shine

Letting Your Light Shine

Letting Your Light Shine

Oh sweet summer time…I wish I could blame the inconsistent postings on such a wonderful thing but it just wouldn’t be true. Lately life has just been chaotic. Who knew life with twin 3 year old’s would be such a circus show?! And then throw in closing on a new home, scheduling lots of renovations from afar. Why not? All that aside, last week I was reminded almost daily by my beautiful, spirited and gregarious children (as well as messages from a few other places – you know who you are and I love ya!) that in-spite of life’s trials and tribulations there is always room to let your light shine. Always.

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Thankful Thursday - Taking A Time Out

Thankful Thursday - Taking A Time Out

Thankful Thursday – Taking a Time Out

Perhaps you noticed, maybe not, that there was no “Thankful Thursdays” the last couple of weeks. I (Mary) had every intention of doing one every Thursday but whoa – it was a rough two weeks.

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