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…moving blog hosts, that is. ūüôā

My blog has a new home. Please update your bookmarks and join me at:

It’ll be fun, I swear.

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Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Here is a post I wrote following my fifth miscarriage earlier this year:


Shortly after I posted in January, I found out I was pregnant. Again.

Hope looks like the healthy kicking 10wk old ‚ÄúMaybe Baby‚ÄĚ I saw on ultrasound February 27th. Hope sounds like the healthy, strong heartbeat of the 12wk old baby-in-waiting I heard on March 19th.

I dared to hope.

On March 25th, ultrasound showed that heartbeat was gone.

Hope is a fragile thing. Hope could be the only thing holding me together.

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Oh my gosh, yes. Walking to school is such a little freedom, and it is through navigating these little freedoms that our children grow up to be strong and intelligent teenagers with greater freedoms and, eventually, into adults who have all the freedoms we have. We want our children to grow into strong and successful adults, but this can’t happen if we don’t give them opportunities and tools with which to stand on their own two feet.

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Recipe: War Cake

I’ll be boiling the raisin mixture for another couple of these cakes today. Yum — a family favourite around here!


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