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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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Six.

Posted on September 21, 2016

Dear Ryan, Today, you turned six years old. You woke up to our birthday tradition of streamers hanging from your bedroom doorway and dinosaur presents on the kitchen table. Because, yes, you are...

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Sep21

Six.

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Dear Ryan, Today, you turned six years old. You woke up to our birthday tradition of streamers hanging from your bedroom doorway and dinosaur presents on the kitchen table....

Sep12

On kindergarten and new paths.

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“You can go now. I’ll be fine.” I drew in a sharp breath and internally cursed at myself for forgetting the most important thing on this hot August morning: sunglasses. Sure, it...

Aug31

I’m So Glad They Told Me.

Posted on Aug 31 by

I was a perfect mother. For eight days. For eight painful, exhausting days, I thought of nothing but my newborn son’s happiness and wellbeing. Each day, I allowed him to...

Aug23

Adding to our family.

Posted on Aug 23 by

It started innocently enough. A summer bucket list. A commitment to grasp our summer with both hands and squeeze every bit of life and laughter and fun out of it. My last summer...

Jun18

A Father’s Day letter to my guy.

Posted on Jun 18 by

Dear Mike, I’ll never forget that first conversation we had about kids. We were still a fairly new couple, but we’d been together long enough to start to ponder: Could I spend...