Maybe it was the full water bottle thrown forcibly at my head from an angry arm, the “accidental” shove onto the ice when I was six months pregnant, or the one mile walk up the expressway in 90-degree temps to visit my baby at the hospital after an argument when a truck door was opened […]
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But if you know anyone who has suffered the loss of their mother, or a child, or infertility, be gentle and be compassionate. If they don’t want to attend church or Sunday brunch, bring Sunday brunch to them. Remember, some of us can’t help the tragedies that have befallen us. We have to cope with […]
A Fort Worth psychologist discusses how to talk to kids about school lockdown and school safety.
As I watched the monitor and Dr. S. moved on to Baby B, I remember feeling an immediate sense of dread, just knowing that something was wrong. The change on his face confirmed it. His voice choked up: “That baby is dead.”
I had pain that nobody could see. Pain that nobody knew was there. When it first happened, I cried on a daily basis. I silently wailed in the shower. Gut-wrenching pain that I had never felt before, and, trust me, I’ve had my fair share of both physical and emotional pain. My Story In my 45 years, I’ve had five […]
I have always prided myself on being good at sharing. Unless the sharing involved germs of some sort, or heaven forbid, my snacks, I have always been happy to share! Over the years, I have shared clothes, stories, my home, my family, knowledge, emotions, you name it. Four years ago, everything changed: I was asked […]
The Original Dream When I was young, I dreamed of becoming a mother. When I was a new bride, I began preparing to become a mother, but becoming a mom wasn’t as easy as I dreamed or planned. When I was 23 years old, I had a miscarriage and was never able to conceive again. […]