“I didn’t think that I could get pregnant on my own.”
Month: June 2020
Miscarriage is one of the most difficult and painful things a parent — and a mother, specifically — can go through. It is often hard to find the words to express the pain of losing your child before you even have a chance to meet them. It is brutal. It is devastating. It feels like the world is ending. If you’ve suffered one, or know someone who has, you know this to be true.
Days after her husband, former Dancing With the Stars contestant James Van Der Beek revealed that she had endured another miscarriage, Kimberly Van Der Beek is opening up about the experience in her own words. As fans of DWTS and Van Der Beek family know, while James competed on the show, Kimberly suffered a miscarriage at 17 weeks pregnant. Several months later, James shared that his wife experienced similar circumstances in June 2020. “This time, we kept the news to ourselves,” he wrote, in part, on Instagram. “But last weekend, once again, 17 weeks in… the soul we’d been excited to welcome into the world had lessons for our family that did not include joining us in a living physical body.” RELATED: DWTS Alum James Van Der Beek Shares His Wife Kimberly Suffered Another Devasting Miscarriage at 17 Weeks Now Kimberly Van Der Beek is sharing her experiences as well. Along with a video of her recovering from one of the two brutal blood transfusions she endured over the last seven months, Kimberly shared how she was feeling as she continues to recover. The video was taken just seconds after arriving in the ER. “A few seconds from my trip …
If you spent the 2000s bopping to Fergie — both as a solo superstar and as part of the Black Eyed Peas — you may have been excited to see that the BEP just released a new album, Translation. But beware: Fergie, who was a key part of the group’s biggest hits like “Boom Boom Pow” and “I Gotta Feeling,” is not singing with them this time out.
It goes without saying that at some point, you’re going to say the wrong thing to your kid. It could be an off-handed comment you make while you’re upset that you thought wasn’t a big deal or something that came out wrong in the heat of the moment. Bottom line: It happens! Don’t beat yourself up about it.
As moms, we would love to fit in some extra self-care, but sometimes it just doesn’t seem possible. When it comes to getting your nails done, it makes sense that many moms choose simple nail lengths, colors, and designs so they don’t get damaged during playtime and when you’re trying to keep the house clean.
When tackling complicated subjects, books can help to foster rich conversations between adults and children. Thankfully, an abundance of authors are writing literature to help little ones learn about the LGBTQ+ community, encouraging them to develop a sense of identity, love, equality, empathy, and to ultimately build community.