April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself

A collision of joy and sadness: Lessons learned from ‘Buried Dreams’

When I first read about the opportunity to be a part of Lindsey Dennis’s “Buried Dreams” book launch team, I jumped at the chance. I had been following her story since 2013, soon after she and her husband, Kevin, learned via ultrasound that their first child had anencephaly. Defined as the absence of major portions […]


My newest soul sister: Thoughts on Chrissy Metz’s memoir

I don’t watch a lot of television, especially not network TV. So I am certainly no expert on shows and their popularity. However, I would venture to say that “This Is Us” is unique in the way it has gripped the country. And it’s on regular ol’ TV, not Netflix or Hulu. I am also […]

Why ‘Sleep when the baby sleeps’ is terrible advice

If you are an expectant, first-time or veteran mom, you’ve likely heard this so-called advice: Sleep when the baby sleeps. Despite the vast popularity of this adage, I would like to tell you why it is quite possibly the worst “tip” in the parenting world. It assumes the baby actually sleeps OK, I know there’s no […]


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