On your last night, I bathed you. You had two favorite places, my arms, and water. Bath time was sheer … Continue Reading Bath Time & Bereavement
My goal was to evoke a retro, bohemian vibe in Valories room. I knew I wanted warm neutral tones, but … Continue Reading Nursery Reveal
Phoenix had her sleep study two weeks ago. Justin took her since she tends to do better with settling down … Continue Reading Finally, a Diagnosis!
ToddleKind creates the “Prettier Playmat”. These soft, cushioned mats come in beautiful colors and patterns, creating the look of a … Continue Reading Brand Favorite: ToddleKind
Every June, I get a little trapped in my grief. June was the last full month of Sloan’s life. I … Continue Reading June
The week before you died I accidentally burned my forearm on my curling wand. It had been the second time in a month I’d done so. You had been at my feet playing as I curled my hair, and I … Continue Reading Scars
Today, she is 2. This little fire breather who came thundering into our lives unplanned, when we were unready and … Continue Reading Two
I went through his things today. Many of them I hadn’t seen since he was alive. The things that had … Continue Reading Belongings & Bereavement
I’ve talked about Ola Baby before, and how much we love their non-toxic, bacteria resistant product line. We are thrilled … Continue Reading Brand Fave: Ola Baby
Mother’s Day. It’s hard to presently mother living children while also learning how to mother a child lost. It’s hard … Continue Reading Grieving on Mother’s Day
It is Bereaved Mother’s Day today. A day I never knew existed until suddenly, I existed in its cause. It’s … Continue Reading A Day Like Today
We think we have an idea as to what’s going on with Phoenix. Since she was an infant, she has … Continue Reading Phoenix Update
We tried out Revive Superfoods Ready-to-Blend smoothies and the consensus in our house is they deserve an A+! I won’t … Continue Reading Brand Favorite: Revive Superfoods
Yesterday was National Siblings Day, and as with last year and the year before, I had a hard time with … Continue Reading A Family Portrait
Today, school was cancelled for the remainder of year here in Washington. While we all assumed this announcement was impending, it was still quite a blow to any of us with children eager to return to their constant. Rowan doesn’t … Continue Reading School’s Out For…?
I have read my fair share of hateful things since Sloan’s death. Everyday there’s someone new leaving a comment somewhere, deciding their opinion of me and bereaved parents like me, has any bearing on the necessity of our authenticity. In … Continue Reading Grief Police