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The Talk :: Discussing Sexuality with your Children at all Ages and Stages

“I can do this, I can do this,” she said. “One and done; it’s that simple, awkward for a moment, but then I’m done,” she preached to herself as she asked her 12-year-old daughter one Sunday afternoon to come into the sunroom for “the talk.” My how times have changed and my how times have […]

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Let’s Talk About It:: Suicide

Alecia Sanford is today’s guest blogger, tackling the difficult and often taboo issue of suicide. She is a certified crisis counselor and founder of the Give Me 24 Project, aimed at suicide prevention. Alecia has been directly impacted by suicide, so she knows the extensive impact of suicide personally. She has channeled her experiences into […]

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This Morning I Was Pregnant

This morning, I was pregnant. This afternoon, I am not. The last time I could say that, I had a baby to hold. A crying, red-faced, tiny being that I instinctively comforted and rocked. This time, I’m the one who is crying. I am the red-faced, fragile person in need of comfort. My arms are empty. My womb, created to […]

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