The Shared Journey

a blog by Marissa Bader

Identity

I know I’m not the only one who struggles with defining herself as something OTHER than her many roles. Shouldn’t self-definition come from within? Shouldn’t

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One Year

March 10, 2016 Tonight is a bittersweet one. I sit here with tears in my eyes, on the eve of my fraternal twins’ first birthday,

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Carry On

My father always used to tell me that history repeats itself. He reminded me of this not to scare me, but to educate and prepare

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Dear First Born

Dear First Born, You amaze me. I meticulously tried to prepare you for the arrival of your twin sisters, now 11 months. I bought all

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Highly Sensitive

I am an extremely sensitive person. I feel everything. Try as I have throughout my life, I simply cannot put up a strong enough boundary

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Regaining Self

Losing one’s identity can be a difficult part of early parenthood. At least, this has been the case in my experience. Before being a parent,

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Share

Stella’s Brave Voice follows the twins from The Only Me and has earned a 5-star Book Review Award from Litpick and Reader’s Favorite. 

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The Only Me was named one of the top 100 indie children’s books of 2022 by Kirkus Reviews and earned a 5-star Book Review Award from Litpick. 

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