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If you are new to Elated Exhaustion, or are just looking for the blog highlights, this is a great place to start. Elated Exhaustion is a personal blog focused on the elating and exhausting parts of life. While it is mostly filled with toddler stories and sweet moments, there are also times when I write about my difficult birth and postpartum experience,  the loss of my father when I was 18, or how writing this blog has been healing for me. Read all about it here, or check out the recent reader favorites in the sidebar.

I have been honored by the bravery with which women shared their birth stories here:

Get Over It

Most viewed posts:

A Whole New World 

Attachment Parenting Is Not A Bad Word 

My favorite sweet toddler stories:

All Birds Go To Heaven

Love Letters 

The funniest toddler stories:

Don’t Eat the Ice Cream 

Life Lessons From The Toddler

My favorite pictures:

Choosing Memories

Stop and See 

The tough stuff:

My Darkest Days

Behind the Blog:

Why I Write