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My Stick-Peeing Obsession, and How I Healed from Infertility :: Part III

My Stick-Peeing Obsession, and How I Healed from Infertility :: Part III

Parts I and II of my infertility story were published previously. It was a snowy January, and I was going through my first evaluation cycle at the fertility clinic to determine the cause of my infertility. At this point we had been trying to conceive for about a year, with three positive pregnancy tests resulting in three […]

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My Stick-Peeing Obsession, and How I Healed from Infertility :: Part II

For part I of my infertility story, click here. Let me set the scene for you. I had just finished graduate school, and I was psyched and ready to start my new career as a clinical social worker. I had also recently gotten engaged, so I was planning my upcoming wedding. You would think there was enough to […]

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Plan Your Weekend :: July 8-10

FridaySaturdaySundayFriday Cirque du Soleil: Kurios - Various times (Boston) Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Fridays! - Various times and locations, please see website Hansel and Gretel - Various times (Brookline) Thoroughly Modern Millie - Various times (Waltham) Backyard and Beyond: Nature Playgroup - 10:00am - 10:45am (Acton) Storytime at Curious George - 10:30am - 11:00am (Cambridge) Lunch Break on D - 12:00pm - [...]
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How Motherhood Helped Me Find My Courage

There are moments in your childhood that you hold on to, however insignificant they seem at the time. One of those moments happened at a restaurant with my mom when I was 7 or 8. The overall experience was awful. Bad service and wrong orders were followed by the inevitable whining and pushing food around […]

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How I Became a Mother :: Or, That Time I Almost Gave Birth in a Starbucks

Mother’s Day is on May 8 this year, and the upcoming holiday has us all reminiscing about the various ways we became mothers. Here is one such birth story. Last September, I gave birth to my second child in an incredibly easy fashion. Once contractions started, we calmly made our way to Newton-Wellesley, where I labored […]

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Plan Your Weekend — February 19-21

FRIDAY BLUE MAN GROUP FUN FAMILY EXTRAS FOR FEB VACATION WEEK – Various Times (Boston) February Vacation Adventure Days – Various Times (Topsfield) Mary Poppins at the Wheelock Family Theatre – Various Times (Boston) 21st Annual Bugs Bunny Film Festival – Various Times (Cambridge) Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic – Various Times (Boston) From STEM to Stern – […]

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Journey to Parenthood | Giving Birth in a Foreign Country

Heather is a certified postpartum doula and mother of two boys, ages 7 and 11 months, and a girl, age 4. Her passion is to support families through the challenging transition of adding a newborn (or two!) by offering classes, consultations, support groups, and in-home care. She was born and grew up in Massachusetts and […]

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Journey to Parenthood | It Takes a Village

Sarah is delighted to be the mother of two-year-old Margalit Penina. By day she is the Senior Director, Operations, Planning and Analysis at Combined Jewish Philanthropies. When not working, she enjoys gardening with her daughter, taking loads of pictures, and cooking up a storm. She’s raising her daughter in Brookline, MA.  My journey to parenthood is […]

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