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
“You are not a resolution to hard times, nor the means to the end of my grief. You are not … Continue Reading National Rainbow Baby Day
Today, he is one year older. Six years ago he came into this world having saved both of us from … Continue Reading Six
Dear Jordan, This morning, your son died. Right now it feels hopeless. As you hold your lifeless baby in your … Continue Reading A Letter To a Past Self
Rowan turns 6 two weeks from today. Lately he’s been remarking a LOT about missing his brother. The fact that my 6 year old child already has a part of his story that includes death, breaks my heart. I’m thankful … Continue Reading Rowan’s Grief
I want to take a moment to thank all of you who read my last post and we’re not only … Continue Reading Aftermath
This week tested me more than I’ve been tested since Sloan died. My emotions and anxiety were so triggered that I was physically ill from it. One of the worst parts was not being able to discuss any of it … Continue Reading Trial & Arrogance
Have you ever had to think about what you would say for your child’s eulogy? Have you ever had to sign your name on a paper detailing what you want done with the body they left behind? Have you had … Continue Reading Have You Ever