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Rachel Lewis

Writer. Speaker. Lover of all things story. Believer in redemption. Brave mama by birth, adoption and foster care. Still learning to let go. Still learning to hold on. Regular contributor to Still Standing Magazine, Pregnancy After Loss Support & For Every Mom. Connect with Rachel on her blog at www.TheLewisNote.com. Follow her on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/Thelewisnote. And get support through her online support group for bereaved and infertile women at Brave Mamas: www.facebook.com/groups/1657136001012257

Why “You Signed Up For This” Is A Crap Response.

If you told me, "You signed up for this ..." you wouldn't be wrong. Heck, I've even said it to myself. But it truly...

I’m Constantly Dropping The Ball, But I’m Not Saying Sorry.

These days, I’m an expert at only one thing really — dropping balls. Everywhere I look actually. But I’m not saying sorry. Here’s why...

To The Mom That Feels Lost

My daughter captured this moment on Friday at my FOSTER son’s IEP meeting. What you see is an intensely focused mom trying to understand...

I Almost Died While Giving Birth. Here’s What Moms Need To Know.

Recently after turning on Netflix and watching an episode of Grey's Anatomy, instead of escaping, I found myself reliving the trauma of almost dying...

I Could Never Do Foster Care

“I can never do foster care. I’d get too attached.” I'd be a millionaire if I had a dollar for every time I heard this....

Why Miscarriage Matters When You’re Pro-Life

Back in my former life, I was a proofreader. We were a fabulous group of gals. But, I’m not going to lie — we were...