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Snapshots of Infertility: When Your Closet Becomes A Trigger

My wardrobe is divided into two categories: Things that remind me of my miscarriages and infertility struggles and things that don't. Seventy percent of my closet makes me feel sick to my…
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Before Chrissy Teigen, There Was Me

Over the summer, Teigen tweeted her struggle to find clothes to fit her newborn preemie son, Miles. "Nothing fits my teenie premie. Not enough stuff out there! I gotta learn to sew.…
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Our Favorite Diapers For Preemies

What brand of diaper did your preemie wear? Levon was born weighing 2 pounds, 7 ounces, and came home from the hospital weighing less than 4 pounds. In the NICU, he wore…
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Meeting My Brother’s Birth Mom

Mom was crying before we even got out of the car. She told me she was scared. “What do you say to someone who has given you such a tremendous gift?” She…
Vodka Greyhound, Raise Magazine.

Vodka Greyhound

A twist on the traditional Greyhound, featuring mint-infused grapefruit juice and a splash of club soda. I’ve never been a brunch boozer. I’m deathly allergic to celery, so Bloody Marys are out…
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Our Favorite Bottles For Preemies

What brand of bottle did your preemie use? Levon was born at 30 weeks, before his body knew how to suck, swallow, and breath. He received donated breast milk thru a feeding…
Levon's Disneland Birthday, Raise Magazine.

Levon’s Disneyland Birthday Party

Levon turned FOUR last month and we celebrated with a Disneyland themed party! At first, he requested a Haunted Mansion party. Levon loves Halloween and The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Haunted Mansion…
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The Best Product For Glowing Skin, According To A Celebrity Makeup Artist

Sarah Uslan, whose clients include Beyoncé, Solange, Emma Roberts, Tori Kelly, and Olivia Colman, shares her go-to product for glowing skin. Living in Hollywood has its perks, like when your son falls…
The Best Products For Preemies With Sensitive Skin, Raise Magazine.

Our Favorite Products For Preemies With Sensitive Skin

Levon has ultra-sensitive skin, prone to rashes and eczema. Below are the products we rely on to protect his delicate skin. CETAPHIL PRO ECZEMA SOOTHING MOISTURIZER Levon used to suffer from patches…
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When Friends Or Family Are Displaced: How To Help

Adopting a child from a different state often requires at least one parent to remain in the baby’s birth state for an extended period of time. And if your baby is born…


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