Pregnancy Loss: Is it just a bump in the road of life? Or is it something more? Here's what I learned about pregnancy loss after experiencing it for the first time.
I have spent a fair amount of time waiting over the last several years. Waiting for a foster license. For a foster baby. For a court date. For an adoption. For the time to say hello. For the time to say good-bye. For a chance to say hello again. Waiting for a diagnosis. For a
"The chicken needs a bit more salt," I advised as I handed over the brown paper sack stuffed with the makings of a taco dinner. She took the bag, this perfect stranger, and looked back at me with her crystal-clear Lake Louise eyes. "The procedure worked," she sob-spoke back to me. And I saw it
Dear postpartum body of mine, Most of the time, I start letters with something like, "You know, it's been awhile since we talked ..." Except that would be a lie. I talk to you all the time. In fact, you may be cringing now, wondering what I might have to critique you on today. After
This morning was mom's group. It's my mid-week sanctuary. A little splice of time I which I need to contribute nothing to anyone --- just soak in sweet coversation with my friends, escape from parenting my older kids for a bit, and enjoy coffee and treats. I was invited to this mom's group for months