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How to Start a Babysitting Co-op

“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

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...

From China With Love, An Adoption Story

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

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...