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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 six-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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The update I wish I didn’t have to write.

Posted on June 26, 2017

There are moments in life that do more than test you. They strip you down to the core and make you examine exactly who you are, what you are made of, and — sometimes — what you can handle. Our...


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Half a childhood.

Posted on Apr 12 by

It occurred to me recently that I will only get half of his childhood. I guess I already knew that. I must have. The math here is pretty straightforward; our foster son, whom we...


One year since you left.

Posted on Mar 10 by

Dear BlueJay, One year ago today was the hardest day of my life. The weeks that followed that day — the day I buckled you into a car seat, stepped back and watched you drive away...