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clothing swap

How to Host a Successful Clothing Swap

We all have that pile. You know, the one with “maybe by next summer” shorts and “before baby” designer jeans and “back when I had a nightlife that didn’t involve pumping” tops. Toss in the boutique dress you wore to two weddings before deciding it wasn’t really all that flattering. And kick in the boots […]

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infant loss and miscarriage

Making Space for Miscarriage

When I was young, my mother told me about her experience of having a miscarriage with twins at 21 weeks. It was a snippet of a story, a footnote in my childhood. I was her rainbow baby. And if she had carried those girls to term, I wouldn’t exist.   I didn’t understand what her […]

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