My Perfect Breakdown

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I’ve realized that the first year of being a parent is pretty epic and pretty life changing.  I suspect this is the case for almost all parents. But, I’ll admit, as we approach the Christmas holiday season I am starting to think that the first year of being a parent after loss and struggle is just a little extra sweet. Why year one?  Well, it includes all kinds of firsts that we never thought we’d get to… Read More

I finally have an appointment with my counselor.  And I started to think about what I really want to talk to her about, and my list of stressors seems a tad bit out of control: Baby MPB’s birth-mother disappearing, while pregnant.  I know she may just need her space, but this is very much unlike her and I’m sick with worry. My inability to sleep through the night.  It’s increasingly becoming a… Read More