When mom burnout feels like angry zombie mom meets Wonder Woman (Pregnancy After Loss Support)

Exhausted Mama

We’re over at Pregnancy After Loss Support today:

“Now, I realize mom burnout may be an unpopular topic on a site about pregnancy after loss. After all, shouldn’t I be eternally grateful? But this isn’t about the gratitude I feel for these boys who also delight and fill my soul. It’s about normalizing the idea that loss moms are still moms…Life is life. In spite of what we’ve been through, we’re not granted an easy button. And I’m starting to realize that’s OK.”

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The Courage to Reach Out, the Courage to Give Back (Pregnancy After Loss Support)

“I hope you don’t mind, but I shared your story and your blog with a friend of mine. She and her husband just lost their baby (are looking to adopt. are pregnant again after loss). I want to help, but I don’t know what to do. Can I give them your contact info?”

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We’re over at Pregnancy After Loss Support today:

“While I understand what they’re going through, I can only do so from the lens of my experience. Of course there are plenty of similarities, but everyone experiences loss differently. Each of us process grief in our own ways.”

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The Other PAL: Patience. Assistance. Love & Learning. (Pregnancy After Loss Support)

Self-CareI’m at Pregnancy After Loss Support today with my latest post based off of a Tilt Parenting podcast featuring life coach, Kanesha Baynard.

“…is there actually a way to enjoy pregnancy after loss? What if we could redefine the PAL experience to at least set us up for emotional success?”

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Playing the Cards You’re Dealt after Pregnancy Loss (Pregnancy After Loss Support)

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We’re over at Pregnancy After Loss Support today:

“At some point, if we’re lucky, we accept that we can’t change what has happened. We realize, however, that we can change how we look at what’s happening right now.”

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How Sweet It Is: Rediscovering Halloween after Loss (Pregnancy After Loss Support)

We’re over at Pregnancy After Loss Support today:

First Halloween

“It was one of those experiences that we had dreamed of, and after a while, wondered if it would ever happen. We walked the city blocks that evening as a part of the excitement, not as outsiders looking in. Over time, and as our family has grown, we still acknowledge these moments. Events that many take for granted, we still experience in disbelief and gratitude.”

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