Posted in anger, Beauty, celebrity, commitment, divorce, emotions, entertainment, Fame, family, Fear, Frustration, Heart, life, love, marriage, media, mental and physical health, mom, mother, news, observations, opinion, pain and misery, parenting, pregnancy, publicity, relationships, sadness, seasons, television, tagged After the Rose, anger, Bachelor, blame, child, commitment, embarass, emotions, ex-wife, falling, Frustration, Heart, Host, issues, Jason Mesick, kissing, love, marriage, Michigan, mistake, Molly, mother, parenting, Pranking, pregnant, professional, relationship, season, sympathy, Texas, viewers, wife on March 3, 2009|
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If ever there was a show to incite anger and frustration this particular season of the Bachelor is it. There were people who absolutely adored Jason Mesnick when this season started just because of the way he was treated when he was on the Bachelorette a few seasons back when he was rejected by Deanna. He came into the season with alot of goodwill on the part of the viewers I thought. He has blown it big time with tonights episode.
The season finale had him picking Melissa…ahhh…happy ending…but then wait…no…he changed his MIND people after hurting Molly from Michigan. She told him when he let her go that he was making a mistake. They all say that by the way…but Molly knew it deep within her soul after the night they spent together before the finale. But, let her go –he did. By the way…she left with dignity and grace…well, as much as is possible, in that situation. (more…)
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Posted in baby, birth, children, emotions, family, fathers, finances, kids, legal, love, media, mom, MONEY, mother, news, observations, parenting, poverty, pregnancy, relationships, support, tagged babies, biological, children, Denis Beaudoin, donor, embryos, ethics, father, finances, history, invitro, media, mother, Nayda Suleman, news, ovarian cancer, parenting, paternity, questions, relationships, sperm, support, testing, Time on February 25, 2009|
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Denis Beaudoin who believes he may be the father of some of the children that Nayda Suleman (Octo-mom) gave birth to has gotten the ok to have DNA testing done to determine whether he is in fact the father of any of the children. Nayda has 6 older children as well as the 8 newborn babies who made media history recently when they were all delivered alive.
Denis donated sperm to Nayda during the years that they dated between 1997-1999. She told him she couldnt have children the traditional way because she had ovarian cancer. They were in love at the time and wanted to have a child together. They broke up eventually and went their seperate ways. When he heard of these pregnancies and births…he immediately thought it was possible that he was the biological father. Nayda denies that he is the father and has ok him having the DNA testing to prove that he is not. Time will tell the truth about paternity. If it rules Denis out…then the questions will begin again about who in fact is the father. (more…)
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Posted in anger, baby, birth, cancer, children, custody fight, emotions, Fame, family, fathers, finances, future, Good Morning America, help, kids, legal, life, love, marriage, media, medical, mental and physical health, mom, MONEY, mother, news, observations, opinion, parenting, pregnancy, relationships, responsibility, support, taxes, values, tagged anger, babies, biological, California, children, Chris Cuomo, custody fight, Denis Beaudoin, DNA, donated, family, father, fatherhood, Fun, Giggles, Good Morning America, help, honesty, invitro fertilization, love, malpractice, married, media, mother, Nayda Suleman, news, nickname, octomom, ovarian cancer, parenting, paternity, relationship, responsibility, sperm donor, support, suspicious, tax dollars, testing, values, wife on February 24, 2009|
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A man, Denis Beaudoin, who donated sperm for Nayda Suleman during a 3 year relationship, that they shared 10-12 years ago, suspects that he maybe the father of ,at least, her older six children; not to mention the possiblity of being the father of her 8 newborn babies. Nayda has been the focus of much speculation and news reporting since giving birth to the babies; she has been referred to as the Octo-mom in the press. All 14 of her children have been conceived by invitro fertilization. Nayda says that all of her children are the product of invitro-fertilization from the same sperm donor. Denis Beaudoin says that he knew Nayda Suleman when their friends nicknamed her giggles for her infectious laugh. (more…)
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Posted in Advocating for special needs, Amazing, attitude, baby, Beauty, birth, charity, children, comfort, compassion, death, emergency, emotions, Fame, family, Fear, finances, Frustration, future, giving, health, Heart, help, Impact, inspiration, kids, leadership, life, loss, love, media, mental and physical health, mom, MONEY, mother, news, observations, opinion, Opportunities, organizations for special needs, pain and misery, parenting, poverty, pregnancy, publicity, respect, sadness, service, Sisterhood, support, travel, water shortage, well-being, tagged abundance, African, American, attention, attitude, baby, blessings, bonding, breast milk, child, compassion, crew, criticism, desperate, Difference, fulfillment, Heart, help, humanitarian mission, love, milk, mother, necessity, need, newborn, news, Nightline, nursing, nutrition, Pampers, poverty, publicity, Salma Hayek, Sierra Leone, starvation, tetanus, Unicef, vaccines, world on February 12, 2009|
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If you were traveling through a poverty striken area and you had a baby of your own that you were still nursing…could you walk away from a hungry newborn baby that had nothing to eat? Actress Salma Hayek was in Sierra Leone on a humanitarian mission…she nursed an African newborn who was starving because his mother could not produce milk for her child. Salma was moved to feed that child. She talked about his eyes lighting up as he began to feel the nutrition flow into his body. She was moved in her heart to feed him; because i believe that a nursing mother can’t ignore a hungry baby that is crying out in his/her need; that is called basic human compassion. Still, you would think that we all had that in abundance; but, not always so, some would run the other way as quickly as they could go.
This moment was captured on film by the news crew of “Nightline” who were along on the trip for Unicef , to promote the importance of tetanus vaccines. Unicef and Pampers have a campaign called 1 Pack=1Vaccine; Salma is a spokeswoman for Pampers. www.unicefusa.org or www.pampers.com/unicef
I love the message of what Salma did; purely from the standpoint of, if you see a need fill it. Salma still is breastfeeding her own child who is approximately 1 year old. She understands the importance of, the nutritional value as well as the bonding value of, breastfeeding.
Surely there will be those individuals who will criticize her for what she did. There will be naysayers who will bring up the issue of aids and to the possible exposure to her health or that of her own child. They will say that she did this as a publicity stunt, or for the attention. Some will say in the larger scheme of things…did that one feeding make a difference; will it save the life of that child. I believe it made a difference. I believe an African woman saw an American woman with heart. I believe a baby felt fulfillment, comfort, and love. I pray that the mother and child received more help. A world saw a desperate moment and an act of love.
I say, she was in the moment. She saw a child in need; she felt the despair of a mother who could not provide for her child the most basic necessity in life at that time for her child; she did what she was able to do. I love that she didn’t think twice. Those who have been blessed in life and find themselves around others in need have a responsibility to share. I respect Salma for doing it so very naturally. There are so many in need around the world…what can you do to make a difference?
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Posted in abortion, adoption, Advocating for special needs, anger, anti-abortion, baby, birth, children, crime, death, emotions, family, fathers, grandchildren, grief, health, Heart, help, kids, Labor, law enforcement, legal, life, loss, medical, mental and physical health, mom, mother, Mother's Day, murder, news, observations, opinion, pain and misery, parenting, pregnancy, relationships, religion, respect, responsibility, sadness, sex, teens, trauma, well-being, tagged abort, abortion, anti-abortion, baby, blame, blob of flesh, child, clinic, daughter, death, DNA, Doctor, granddaughter, human, lawsuit, legally, life, medical procedure, morally, mother, police, premature, society, thrown away, trash, wrong on February 7, 2009|
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Grrrr…I am a bit torn on this news item; whether to feel more anger or sadness. It seems that a young 18 year old woman found out that she was pregnant. She went to a clinic to have an abortion and was given medicine to dialate her cervix to prepare for an abortion procedure. Before the doctor could perform the abortion…the medication caused her to deliver her baby daughter at just 23weeks of pregnancy.
A clinic owner allegedly came in and cut the umblical cord and put the child who was struggling to breathe into a red plastic biohazard bag and threw the child in the trash…all as the mother watched in horror. Allegedly a doctor came in and gave her some medicine to calm her down and sent her home in shock. The police were called and the child’s remains were identified by DNA as being related to the mother. Now the mother has sued the doctor and the clinic where the delivery/abortion took place; the doctor has allegedly lost his license.
This procedure took the life of a human baby almost three years ago. That child would be walking, talking, singing it’s abc’s , potty training…and maybe even going to pre-school now. She would be making her mother or another mother figure (she could have been adopted by another mother) mother’s day cards in May…she was not a blob of flesh like so many of these clinics try to tell young women. She would be a daughter, and a granddaughter; if she could.
The mother allegedly has said that she changed her mind about the abortion, once she saw her daughter alive; now she is traumatized by the memory of watching her child struggle for breathe and being tossed away like a bag of garbage. I am sure that the legal question was did the abortion come first/or the birth…was the child actually born alive? Testing supposedly revealed that the child did actually breathe, so that means that she was born alive.
So, who is to blame for this child’s death? Is it the clinic owner, who by the way did not have a license to practice medicine allegedly? Or was it the doctor who was not present? Was it the mother who went in for an abortion in the first place? Is it society who allows abortion in the first place? Do we blame the makers of contraception for possibly having failed the mother and father of the child? Who exactly is at fault? I say, it is all of the above; at least morally, if not legally.
First of all, I believe that abortion is wrong. I think that if it is true that a clinic owner, who was not a medical doctor, did what has been alledged, then they are also at fault. I think if the doctor perscribed the medication that caused her to go into labor and deliver a live child that was indeed tossed away in a plastic bag when it was struggling to breath…they that doctor is also wrong. Was there contraception used in the first place? I dont know. I do know that if the teenaged mother was having sex..she should have understood the consequences of her actions that resulted in a pregnancy and that by going to have an abortion…that that child’s death was a direct result of having medication that was designed to result in the death of the child; it should not have shocked her that the child died as a result of taking medication designed to cause said abortion. Is society at fault here? Yes, because we allow these things to happen …because we don’t stand up and scream bloody murder that it happens every day around the world.
Which came first, the abortion or the birth? Does it really matter at this point regarding this particular child? No, it died needlessly. If that mother was truly horrified by this situation…then maybe some good can come out of it by her lawsuit, by her speaking out…maybe even by doing a special service announcement on television or in the schools.
It is outrageous. Yes, that child was only 23weeks in the womb of it’s mother…and yes, it may not have survived even had the clinic called for medical help or intervention for that baby…it was pre-mature…not by nature’s designs but by mankinds design. However, it may have had a fighting chance if it had not been aborted or if it had been taken to a neo-natal unit. Life is precious…dont abort. That mother will relive those moments for the rest of her life. The child didn’t get to have a rest of it’s life.
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Posted in Beauty, children, comfort, crime, death, emotions, family, friendship, grandchildren, home, horror, law enforcement, mental and physical health, murder, news, opinion, pain and misery, sadness, tagged body, Casey Anthony, Caylee Anthony, child, comfort, crime, death, duct tape, evidence, forensics, friends, grandparents, home, investigation, laundry bag, mother, murder, psychological, relatives, secrets, trash bags, winnie the pooh blanket on January 22, 2009|
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Each time that new information is announced regarding the Caylee Anthony case; it is more heartbreaking than the last released information. Caylee Anthony, for those who don’t know, or don’t remember, is the young 2 year old child who was missing for months ; before her mother, Casey Anthony, was jailed for lying to the police about her diappearance. Caylee was murdered and that murder was covered up. Someone didn’t want the secret of the murdered child Caylee to be known…it is as if, by hiding her body and duct taping her mouth, they were saying; Caylee don’t tell.
The new information being released to the public states that Caylee was found inside of a laundry bag, which was placed inside of a plastic bag and dumped in a wooded area not far from where she lived with her mother and grandparents.
Inside of those bags, was a winnie the pooh blanket, pull ups, a knife, a backpack that said adorable and Caylee’s body. She had duct tape over her mouth that also had residue from a sticker that was heart shaped. The duct tape went over her mouth and was stuck in her hair as well.
Her mouth was duct taped people! The psychological implications of that is terrible. It says alot. It says, to me, that she was murdered by someone that she knew…someone that she could tell others about. Someone who was suposed to care about her, ie: the heart sticker, the comfort items such as the winnie the pooh blanket, pull ups, and her backpack, put her inside of those bags and left her with items that would, in other circumstances, bring her comfort. Then they put a heart sticker on the duct tape that covered her mouth?
What conflicting information does this give us about the person who killed a two year old child? Did they love her or didn’t they? How could they murder her and leave her body laying about like a bag of garbage to be disposed of? Who knows what; and, why didn’t they tell what they knew?
In the end, forensic testing is going to tell us alot about what happened to Caylee. I think between the evidence found at the site where her body was found as well as the evidence taken from the Anthony home will reveal alot. The computers that family and friends of Caylee use will reveal more information…maybe enough to piece together what really happened to this beautiful child who would have turned three that summer. It is nothing but sadness…because this case does not have a happy ending…Caylee is gone…and so far, her murderer is not known without a doubt.
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