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Labor of Love is a blog by Megs Pollock. She shares her experience as a first-time mom whose son was diagnosed with spina bifida before he was born. Megs lives in Seville, Ohio, with her husband, Randy, their son, Jordan, and their Yorkie Shitzu mix, Sasha.


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Proud to be independent

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Independent is becoming our new word, or should I say, “I do it myself, mommy!”

Jordan goes to pre-school

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At the end of Jordan’s 2-year-old early intervention class last year, we were faced with where he would attend pre-school. It was another change in what we had envisioned for our kiddos because we had not planned on sending him when he was 3. We met with our local school district’s therapist and teachers to come […]

Our faith helps us in both good and hard times

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As we’ve journeyed through, life, we have come to rely more and more on our faith to carry us through the good and the hard times. We understand only so much of what happens is truly in our control. We feel that God has brought each member of our family together on purpose.

April Showers bring May Flowers

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April appointments were our form of showers in the Pollock household. We had visits to Dr. Hudgins and Dr. Milo, as well as a urodynamic exam, preschool screening and a well check-up for Gabriella.

Sibling Revelry: Jordan dotes on little Gabby Gi Gi

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God has graced us with 2 amazing kiddos. I am overwhelmed by watching Jordan smother his little “Gabbi, Gi Gi” with hugs and kisses. There isn’t a day that goes by that he doesn’t ask to hold his sister. Then looking at little Gabriella gaze at her hero causes me to pray that these times only increase with age.

Unexpected ER visit leads to shunt revision

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Christmas has always taken on a special meaning in our family. Of course, children give a different prospective as well. We have tried to bring the true meaning of Christmas in our home.