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Missing A Matriarch

Posted on: November 22, 2019 | Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Loss, Love, Relationships

March 20, 2019, we lost our family matriarch. Susan Fanning was a respected, tough, traditional Italian woman who was born in Connecticut, and grew up in Arizona, before marrying and setting down to make a home her own family in Wyoming. Susan was revered and respected in her small Wyoming town, as the bank teller then, proofreader before retiring. Her family loved and respected her. I would watch my husband . . .

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If I Only Had A Doula When…

Posted on: April 20, 2019 | Babies, Body, Information, Loss

I didn’t know it then, but I realize it now. The support of a doula through my miscarriage would have saved me days of guilt, self-doubt, and helped with my healing. I ran through every possible scenario of what I could have done differently. What I shouldn’t have eaten that day or what activity I should have given up. The feeling were strong.   Sure having a doula wouldn’t have . . .

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