A Locket

A Locket

My mom opened this beautiful locket for Christmas. Justin and I thought on this gift for a long while as it has a very heavy meaning. Inside, rests a small clipping of Sloan’s hair. My mom and dad had a bond with him that surpassed all others except our own. They were there when he [...]

Sloan Turns 2

Sloan Turns 2

On December 4th 2016, at 3:00am, my water broke. Sloan Valor DeRosier was born 2 hours and 45 minutes later, only 45 minutes after we were admitted. Eight pounds 11 ounces of absolute joy and relief. He was a gift of life after two losses, the product of countless tests, charts, and fertility meds. 2 [...]

Search & Rescue

This year and a half has been so difficult for us and such a test of our coping mechanisms. last year it was all so fresh. Sloan’s death had loomed over everything regarding us, for everyone. Everyone knew about it, everyone was profoundly impacted by it, everyone mourned it. There’s something bereaved parents call “The [...]