Chaunie Brusie, RN, BSN

Chaunie Brusie is a coffee mug addict, a labor and delivery nurse turned freelance writer, and a young(ish) mom of four. She is the author of "Tiny Blue Lines: Preparing For Your Baby, Moving Forward In Faith, & Reclaiming Your Life In An Unplanned Pregnancy" and "The Moments That Made You A Mother". She also runs Passion Meets Practicality, a community of tips + inspiration for work-at-home mothers.

Chaunie Brusie is a coffee mug addict, a labor and delivery nurse turned freelance writer, and a young(ish) mom of four. She is the author of "Tiny Blue Lines: Preparing For Your Baby, Moving Forward In Faith, & Reclaiming Your Life In An Unplanned Pregnancy" and "The Moments That Made You A Mother". She also runs Passion Meets Practicality, a community of tips + inspiration for work-at-home mothers.

Serena Williams is known for being one of the strongest female athletes around. Not only is she an incredibly talented athlete, but she is physically and mentally strong. It takes an enormous amount of strength to do what she has done, rising to the top, not succumbing to the pressure of fame, and perhaps most difficult of all, surviving playing a ...

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I know that there is a lot that the Instant Pot can do, so I thought, what better place to start than taking a look at what kind of delicious desserts you can whip up in your pressure cooker as a treat for your sweets?  These Instant Pot desserts will make all the ones you love in your life very happy. (Including, of course, yourself.) ...

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Stillbirths are something that we don't want to think about or maybe even acknowledge as a possibility during pregnancy. I 100% understand that and truly, I don't like to think about the fact that even writing about stillbirth might frighten a mom who is currently expecting.  ...

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If you're wondering if it's too late for your family to get flu shots, here's a sobering reminder and information on where to find them. ...

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When I had my second miscarriage in a row earlier this month, I had a lot of people contact me suggesting that I try progesterone if I ever had another pregnancy. Many mothers shared their experience using progesterone after having miscarriages and how they felt the progesterone supplements actually helped them keep their pregnancies.  But ...

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But let's be real. Family vacations with kids can be tricky. Kids don't cooperate, they can be a nightmare to plan, and then once you actually get to the trip destination, there's no real guarantee you will actually be refreshed and relaxed while you're there. I've talked my husband into several trips that didn't pan out (one unfortunate incident ...

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Do you ever see those fitness models and influencers on Instagram proclaiming things like, "Oh, I worked out right up until delivery!" Or "I did squats while in labor--it's great for opening up that birth entryway!" And you kind of sort of want to chuck a bag of diapers at their head because you can barely move during your pregnancy? ...

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Jana Kramer, a country singer and popular Instagram influencer is helping to break the silence on the grief of miscarriage.  In a powerful Instagram post, Kramer shared her experience miscarrying her second pregnancy. Next to a heartbreaking image of her ultrasound, Kramer shared her tears, her grief, and her plea to let others know that they ...

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There are so many do's and don'ts when it comes to pregnancy. Don't eat this, do eat that, don't do this, do this. I recently went to an OB appointment for a prenatal visit (sadly, I miscarried later on) and I was shocked by how much has changed since I had my first baby 10 years ago.  ...

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It's not your ordinary pregnancy test--this pregnancy test from IKEA is in the form of a magazine ad. And could it give you a cool discount too. ...

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