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March of Dimes

Our Connection to the March of Dimes – Kennedy’s Ambassador Story

Before my daughter was born, I participated in the March of Dimes’ March for Babies for several years. In my mind, it was a fun walk to do with my dog and coworkers and I thought it was cool that it benefited premature babies. Then I developed severe preeclampsia/borderline HELLP and my daughter Kennedy had to be delivered at […]

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the new normal

The New Normal

It’s crazy how you don’t know what your normal is (or was) until there’s a new normal. I’ve experienced it a few times in my life. Up until 2015, the most notable times were when we moved across the country, then moved to another state, then to another (no, we’re not a military family, we […]

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Bonding with my Preemie

Every mom-to-be hears about “the instant bond” she’ll have with her baby from the second the pregnancy test is positive. Parents love to say things like, “It’s a love like you’ve never known,” “It’s overwhelming,” and “It was love at first sight.” I Googled “mother baby bond” and got 1,350,000 search results. Clearly this is […]

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