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Infant & Pregnancy Loss Awareness Day

A Chai Latte from Caffe Sola

 

So this image may seem like an odd choice on a day like today, when we are asked to be mindful of all the lives not fully realized yet fully loved.  But today I had the chance to sit down and begin a new friendship, with a doula named Crystal.  She is collaborating with me on the rebirth of Pure Greenius, which I’m taking from a quarterly publication to a combination of quarterly and weekly schedules.  It was a much needed step away from my every day, and always a treat to get to know someone who turns out to be very much like yourself (heck, we’re almost the same height even – and at my stature, that doesn’t happen very often).

For all of you with little ones to cherish, hold them tight tonight.  We are the blessed.  My own family has been touched by pregnancy loss on many occasions and through multiple generations.  So I know, very truly, how much of a blessing I’ve been given with my own strong, smart, healthy, vital, amazing little girl.

Please take a moment before going to bed, to light a candle and remember the lives not realized, the promises broken before being fulfilled.  Then plant a kiss on the forehead of someone you love.

Night all.  Take care of each other.

Pop Quiz!

How many of you know what I’m holding in this pic?

Hint – Crunchy mommas may have an edge on guessing this one.

Can you guess?

What is it?

Another hint?  Okay…  I’ll be doing an article featuring this item, and several other products for a similar use in an upcoming Pure Greenius.  Want to know more?  Guess you’ll just have to keep your eyes on http://www.puregreenius.ca/ to get the scoop.  😀

I’ll be honest…  reviewing some of these items took me on a rather uncomfortable journey.  But you can’t write what you don’t know.  So I just pushed on through, determined to get the dirt that other women have been too timid to get.  Boy.  Sometimes I have to shake my head at myself…  the things I’m willing to do so that others don’t have to.  LMAO

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