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How to Start a Babysitting Co-op

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“Free Babysitting.” The flyer on the wall at Amy Brooks Murphy’s postpartum play group sounded too good to be true. I was intrigued. With no grandparents in town or trusted teenage neighbors to call for...

Life After SIDS: A Rainbow Story

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My son, Trace, was born in May of 2011. I was on cloud nine when he arrived. He was my second son (my oldest, Michael, was born in 2009), and I loved having two...
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From China With Love, An Adoption Story

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November is national adoption month, and for our family, it is a reminder of the different kind of labor and delivery that brought our fourth child, Joshua, from Shanghai, China, into our forever family. People...

Pulmonary Hypertension and the Blue Lips Foundation

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In February 2015, I received a diagnosis that I long feared. I was diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) – a chronic and progressive heart and lung disease for which there is no cure. In its...