I originally wrote this piece for another outlet but received the official rejection for that yesterday. When one door closes you open another. I am beyond thankful to HuffPost Parents for their continued support of Ever Upward ~~~ When Your Child Asks Why I Don’t Have Kids At 3 he asked his mom, “Why don’t …

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She sits in the chair across from me showing more of her pregnancy. Her face is filling out, her breathing becoming more and more labored and her belly growing each week as her baby gets closer to breathing this earth’s fresh air. “How is your anxiety?” I ask her with both love and accountability. “Getting …

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HuffPost Parents ran an original piece yesterday and I wanted to make sure everyone here saw it too. Also, a piece from a friend! Have a great weekend! Justine ~~~ When Your Truth Makes Others Uncomfortable The first defining part of my life story is one that makes people curious and sometimes left in awe. …

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My latest and original, HuffPost Parents piece has brought out a lot of the judgers, haters and miseducated. Unfortunately, I guess I am not all that surprised, but I do feel more disheartened. We have a lot of work to do. Little do they know, their hate and ignorance only feeds my light. They sure are …

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My latest original piece for HuffPost Parents: Making the Invisible Longing Visible A week after National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW), when I reared my brave heart and our story ran on CNN, I sat in my own therapist’s office with tears running down my face and my voice adamant. Invisible. Sad. Angry. Disappointed. Fired up. …

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