From Jennifer’s Blog

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An afternoon haiku and a special #ebook bundle from #MomsWhoWrite

It occurred to me last night, as I was (finally) getting ready to go to bed, that it was actually Monday night (and not Sunday) and had not scheduled a blog post for the week yet. I’m not a stickler for the exact times I post, but I am a creature of habit. I have… [Read More…]

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Philanthropy Friday: Supporting TTTS Loss Moms

In 2011 a group of parents of identical twins banded together, united in the grief over the death of their child(ren) due to Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS). These grieving parents had firsthand knowledge of the dark, desperate, isolating and confusing days and months after the death of a baby. The TTTS Support Team was… [Read More…]

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Wordless Wednesday: Lounging at the Dentist’s Office

Linking up with Wordless Wednesday and 5 Minutes for Mom

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This sh*t is hard.

This sh*t is hard. The words keep reeling through my brain. I say them out loud to remind a friend she’s not alone. The uncertainty of life can get to you after a while. The emotions come out when you least expect it. The reminder that it’s all on you. All of it. And so… [Read More…]

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Philanthropy Friday: State of the World’s Mothers Report 2015

Save the Children recently released their 16th annual State of the World’s Mothers report, and the United States did not rank well. In fact, the US slipped to 33rd out of 179 surveyed countries. From Save the Children’s press release: The report indicates that women in the United States face a 1 in 1,800 risk of maternal… [Read More…]

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Wordless Wednesday: Flexing My Global Advocacy Muscles for a #Strengthie Because #PovertyIsSexist

Two months ago I shared a post from my good friend and fellow ONE Mom, Nicole Melancon, that featured ONE.org’s new #PovertyIsSexist campaign. The campaign aims to influence world leaders to establish new global goals to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide by 2030. (Read: Philanthropy Friday: ONE Launches #PovertyIsSexist Campaign to improve the lives of women… [Read More…]