Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Not-So-Great Flood of 2011

Last spring was very wet.  Many Massachusetts homeowners found their normally-dry basements flooded, and towns had to redraw their flood plain maps.  A few of the homes we toured during our house-hunt had serious basement moisture issues.  I felt confident … Continue reading

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My Mother

My mother is a strong woman.  I suppose I’ve always known this, but I understand it on a much deeper level now that I’m a mother myself. I understand how brave she was when my father left on a Navy … Continue reading

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Silver Lining

Having a baby in the NICU is no picnic.  Many mothers of premature babies suffer from postpartum depression (PPD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  While 10-15% of all mothers experience PPD, rates of PPD among mothers of premature infants are … Continue reading

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