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Monica Bielanko
A chronicle since 2005 of my marriage & move to Brooklyn in my twenties; becoming a mother in my thirties; moving to Pennsylvania and learning to amicably coparent after divorce in my forties while living 3 doors down from my ex-husband in a small country town.
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After Losing A Child

Blogger and mother extraordinaire, Katie Granju, wrote a response to my post yesterday:
One very unexpected gift that I received as the direct result of experiencing the worst thing that could ever happen to a parent is that I am now much less frightened in general. I mean, I worry about my children daily, and I certainly don’t want anything else awful to happen, but I now understand at a cellular level in a way I never did before how it is that so much of what happens to the people I love — even my own babies — is utterly beyond my control.
Click here to continue reading After Losing A Child: The Gift of Fearlessness. It, along with all of your comments to yesterday's post, is a really excellent read.