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
A week from today, will be 3 entire years since Sloan left his earthly body. When he died, the subject of child loss and bereavement was still very little discussed. Watching grief and the experiences of bereaved parents begin to … Continue Reading Approaching 3 Years
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 … 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
Since she was an infant, Phoenix has been what we thought was a “terrible sleeper”. Constant wakings that always involved … 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…?