Author Archive | Kimberly Peña

AMB-Life After HELLP

Life After HELLP

Life After HELLP I should still be pregnant.  The weight of that statement falls on me like an anvil.  This was not the plan.  I love being pregnant, from the sickness to the flutters to the kicks, it is the most magical thing I have ever experienced. I was thrilled when we got pregnant with […]

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no to the elf

Just Saying NO to the Elf

No to the Elf There are a lot of things about Christmas I love. As soon as Thanksgiving is over I fall somewhere between Buddy the Elf and a Who from Whoville. My halls are decked as much as they can be and we always get a real tree. But there is one thing I […]

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#metoo Matters

This weekend something happened across my Facebook feed and I’m sure it was on yours too.  Countless friends, coworkers, and family, men and women, with the hashtag #metoo. It has been posted over 200,000 times this weekend. This hashtag was created in response to the Harvey Weinstein scandal with the idea that “if all women […]

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hoping for healthy baby

Hoping for Healthy

I read something recently where a blogger said that when someone says “they hoped for healthy babies” it was hurtful to those who have had babies who were not born healthy. I do not feel that way. I had a baby who was born healthy, but not perfect. We did not get to do skin […]

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