The day I watched my grandpa die

The day I watched my grandpa die started out like every other morning. Rush Maddy off to school. Try to stay awake after putting the baby down for his first nap. (Fail at staying awake.) Bouncing, feeding, cleaning, calling, rocking, shushing and everything in between.I didn't know the day would be today.Then came the text

Microblog Monday: The silver lining

It happened today as I casually wove my minivan through the post office parking lot, thankful to have met that 5:00 deadline.Everything was normal. Nothing about this errand suggested that God was going to teach me a huge lesson about the last three years of loss.As I rounded the last corner, I saw it. The

Issy’s Story: Natural miscarriage at 12 weeks

Issy, Thank you for sharing your story with us. I'm so very sorry for your loss of Shiloh. The name you picked out is perfect. And the way you described everything makes me feel as though We are right there with you. Thanks for sharing so candidly. I hope you had a gentle anniversary last month. <3

Tonight, I light a candle

October 15 is Infant and Pregnancy Loss Awareness Day. Bereaved parents, or anyone who has been affected by infant and pregnancy loss, are encouraged to participate in the wave of light. At 7 pm your local time, light a candle in remembrance of your baby, and together, we'll create a wave of light around the

When kids hurt

Today I am sad.I can't totally explain all of it (although I'm sure part of it has to do with the fact that I'm behind on some of my meds. Ehhh.)But it's honestly a different sad.Yesterday, we received Baby Z's ISSP. Which basically means to you, that we know all the background on his case.