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I Am One in Four

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October 24th, 2012, the day of his in-utero anatomy scan, was the day we learned our 20-week son would not survive. The day we got the news. And now. October 15, 2016. The third year I memorialize my first baby, my...
    A sense of normalcy amongst the chaos of these days is something we all crave. Today my husband took my son to the swings here on the island. He sanitized them first and took the precautions necessary before putting...
Mothers are so special to us. They literally sacrifice their bodies to bring us into the world. They nurture us, scold us when we do wrong, listen to us when we need a shoulder to cry on, and they...
I'm from the generation that knows a world with and without the internet. Before Google and WebMD, there was the library and biology class. If you had told a younger me that I would one day use technology -...
When I took my first pregnancy test I thought it was wrong. Same with the second and third.  Then, I thought my husband would be mad.  Then, we thought his parents would be mad.  Then, my siblings and one of my best...
Sometimes I get a little bogged down with life and want to live life in the moment. They say, “you never know when each day will be your last.” I definitely understand the sentiment and I know it well....
A Letter to My Unborn: Musings of a First-Time Mom My dearest Gus, As I sit here with pad and paper, I can feel you bopping around in my stomach. Occasionally, one of your jabs is so strong it moves my...
I had the amazing privilege to grow up surrounded by 5 grandparents. It wasn't until I was 25 that I lost my first Grandmother. This past month I lost another grandmother and my life remains "off kilter". I think what...
Have you ever heard the phrase, "I was the perfect parent before I had kids?" That pretty much sums up my experience with motherhood. I have had to learn to become an imperfect parent and my kids are better off...
Master Multitaskers Dolly Parton had it right way back in 1980 - tumble out of bed and pour myself some ambition. It's how I get my world rolling every morning. First, with a GIANT cup of coffee. The alarm goes off...
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Life In Coastal Bend

Guide to December Events in the Coastal Bend

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The Coastal Bend is FULL of events and we are so excited to share them with you and encourage you to get out and...