Loving: A Novel By Corin Hughs

Dream Day

If you could do anything you wanted for one day, what would you do?
Your mind is dancing with possibility, isn’t it!? Would you put on your walking shoes and head out to shop-till-you-drop, stay home in your jammies with a steaming cup of coffee, get your blood flowing with a long run, spruce up your weed-ridden garden, eat chocolate guilt-free, […] Read More

Do Miracles Still Happen?

My ultrasound image was of my uterus, but the empty black hole better reflected my heart.
A “blighted ovum” my doctor diagnosed.
While this is the reason of 50% of all first-trimester miscarriages, it only happens one time in most women. It’s when an egg is fertilized, the fertilized egg attaches to the uterine wall, but an embryo (baby) never forms. Research […] Read More

I Got Married BEFORE iPhones!

How did we survive without our precious cell phones? Not just cell phones, but smartphones? Have you ever lost your phone? Have you, like me, dug through the trash, borrowed someone else’s phone to call yours a hundred times (gritting your teeth as you remember it’s on vibrate), and prayed you’d find your essential phone. It’s almost worse than losing […] Read More

Motherhood is Messy Business

Motherhood causes breakdowns!
It starts with pregnancy when hormones are uncontrollable and everyone blames all our oddities on the mystery of pregnancy. Sometimes we buy in happily, agreeing that pregnancy must be the reason for our feelings or behavior, while other times we want to insert our fist into someone’s face for telling us our tears over the cute teddy bear […] Read More