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I’m Meghan. I grew up in Ohio, came of age in Arizona and am now raising a family in Pennsylvania. I’m a freelance writer and essayist, a stay-at-home mom to my five-year-old son, and a foster parent. I’m told I am too organized and too sarcastic for my own good but I don’t see how either is possible.

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Grief.

Posted on April 1, 2016

The night before Easter, I knelt on the rug in the middle of my basement, and I cried. In front of me sat an Easter basket I had just filled with candy and small toys. One basket for one child. Next...

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Apr01

Grief.

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The night before Easter, I knelt on the rug in the middle of my basement, and I cried. In front of me sat an Easter basket I had just filled with candy and small toys. One basket...

Mar21

Five and a half.

Posted on Mar 21 by

Dear Ryan, Yeah, I know. This time last year, I said I was done with the half-birthday letters. “Only once a year from here on out!” I proclaimed. “After age five, not much...

Mar07

This week.

Posted on Mar 7 by

This morning, I briefly – but seriously – considered whether it was possible to simply stay in bed. Maybe, I thought, if I just stay here, this week won’t...