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Reliving My Birth Trauma At A Birth Celebration
Barely able to choke out the reading through my tears, I was mortified at having allowed the baggage of my birth to enter this sacred space.
How a Teacher’s Ridicule Helped Form How I Parent
My teacher publicly ridiculed my classmate and I and invited our friends to join in on the fun.
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You'd Think a Third Labour Would Be a Easy... But It Ain't So
Should I even share how I feel about going through labour a third time? Or am I being a baby?
My Spectacular Fail Was the Best Lesson I Could Have Given My Kids
It was over in less than four minutes. I had failed miserably.
Not All People With Agoraphobia Are Stuck Inside Their Homes
There are extreme cases where people can’t leave their home, but most agoraphobes are outside, interacting with the rest of the world.
Dear Mama of the Crying Child: I Know How You’re Feeling Today.
I could hear my son screaming and crying as I walked away, and my heart broke into little shards that day.
Centre for Pediatric Pain
What Not to Do When Your Child Has a Fear of Needles
I’ve never enjoyed getting needles, but I’ve never really been afraid of them, either. But my son is fearful. And I've made some mistakes in the past.
Sometimes the Best Plan is No Plan
My kids want to know “the plan.” Always. The children, like me, have developed this habit into a need.
I Am My Mother’s Daughter, and that Scares Me Most of All
Ain’t no one happy if mama ain’t happy, but all that runs through my mind is, “Why are you so selfish?”
I'm Grieving the Mom I Thought I Would Be
I didn’t know. Nobody knows what it's like to be a parent until the kid arrives.
Heather M. Jones
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