Leaning into the Fear of Miscarriage: A Life is Never a Waste of Time

October 17, 2016

Alan and I were married in October seven years ago, and three months later we found out we were pregnant for the first time. We told our family and a handful of friends and marched on through the morning sickness. That baby was due in September. I’m not sure I remember the due date. It might have been the 28th. I was 12 weeks along and we were trying to decide if we should go ahead and make an announcement, when I began to bleed.

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Media Part Three: Our Children

September 15, 2016

When we approach the issue of media and how our children relate to it, we need to look at it as the opportunity to give them a great gift; when we put media in its proper place in our family, we give our children the gift of imagination and time, and a healthy relationship with technology.

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Media Part Two: Our Consumption

September 09, 2016

My husband makes a living doing web and graphic design; by default our home is relatively tech-friendly. I appreciate the good that technology offers, but the downside is that I am apparently a highly suggestible person and when he's parked at the kitchen island working on his computer I somehow find myself sitting there staring at the tablet. What? Isn't this what we're doing right now? Sigh.

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