Vallie is still doing a lot better than when we were admitted yesterday. She remained on constant oxygen support until … Continue Reading PICU Day 2
Night one in the PICU. She is doing so much better than the scary state she was in when we … Continue Reading PICU Stay
The past few days have been quite a rollercoaster for us. The girls were both sick with what was initially … Continue Reading RSV
I have felt I was adjusting so well to a third child in the house, we settled into routine rather quickly, the kids took to their little sister right away. But it can’t all be rainbows and quiet time, right? … Continue Reading Let’s Talk Breastfeeding
There are days I don’t dwell on his death. Entire days where I manage for it not to pull me under even once. And then there are days like today, his birthday. When I’ve cried quietly, but with all of … Continue Reading The Rougher Days
Tomorrow is your 3rd birthday. The third turn of a year for you, in which you aren’t here. It’s been … Continue Reading Three
Phoenix is our wild child. She is constantly getting into things, no amount of baby proofing has held her back … Continue Reading The VAVA Video Baby Monitor
Despite the end of this pregnancy kicking my behind, I’ve been nesting quite a lot. I really wanted to be … Continue Reading Drool Stained Baby Clothes Solution!
You were not our first, nor our second, it’s a fact you’ll know all your life. We loved two of … Continue Reading My Third Child
I wanted to highlight some of my very favorite hospital toiletry bag additions as I approach my last weeks of … Continue Reading What’s in my hospital care bag?
Hello November! I’ve taken some time away from writing and posting lately. Life has been busy as we’ve settled into Rowan being in school, Phoenix turning into a little person instead of a baby, and ALL of us preparing for … Continue Reading November
This morning my first baby woke up a kindergartener. He is ecstatic to start this journey, this milestone is one … Continue Reading Kindergarten, Here He Comes!
Something I’ve had to accept and heal from lately is the realization that some people will never acknowledge the damage of their conduct in regards to you. So I wanted to write about how important it is in these situations, … Continue Reading Boundaries
When you tell me “It was God’s plan”, “God needed him more”, “He’s in a better place”, “Heaven needed him”, or “Everything happens for a reason.” You are minimizing my child’s life and death. Stop saying these things to the … Continue Reading This Was Never About Divinity
It’s International Bereaved Fathers Day today. I think something that is often forgotten in the world of child loss is that- dads grieve too. My husbands grief isn’t something I’ve spent much of any time talking about publicly because I … Continue Reading International Bereaved Fathers Day
I want to touch more on what it is to bring a “rainbow baby” into the world. It requires you … Continue Reading The Complexity of a Rainbow