Tag Archives: depression

If you want to be happy DON’T have kids.

Author: Mary Katherine

If you want to be happy, you shouldn’t have kids. That’s a fact. Or at least, Time magazine and the sociologists who conducted this study believe so.

Parents get less sleep, have less money, and less independence. Parents have more stress, more marital arguments, more expenses.

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Please baby stay: A pregnant mother’s prayer

IMG_0856BWAuthor: Heather Anne

Please baby stay.Β 

I clutched my hands to my belly and I cried.

Please baby stay.Β 

It was a 30 minute drive to the hospital. We made it in 16.

Please baby stay.Β 

I prayed to heaven and I pleaded like hell. And I hoped my words reached my baby girl.

Please baby stay.Β 

Because I wanted to meet her but it was too soon. And I wasn’t ready to lose her again. Because I had already lost her once.

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I Dreamed of Becoming Something Great. I’m a Mom.

Author: Mary Katherine
2002. Year of spaghetti strap tank tops, flavored lip gloss and $1 gasoline. Diet Coke added lime to their cans. Michael Jackson dangled a baby over a balcony and Nickleback ruled the Billboard.

So, yah–a few regrettables, but altogether it was a good year. I was a senior in high school and graduation was around the corner. Our school newspaper published the Senior Edition, a tongue-in-cheek prequel to the yearbook. The graduating class voted Who’s Who in silly categories and anonymously submitted thoughts and jokes for a segment entitled In Ten Years I See.

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