Today I lit a candle for our Angel Baby, in honor of her and the other mamas who have been affected by pregnancy and infant loss. It’s hard to believe it’s been almost 4 years since we found out we lost our first baby just a few days after our 8 week appointment. The last… Read More Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day 2014
This month’s PAIL theme is “How Long is Your Leash?” I have thought a lot about this question lately, both from reading PAIL’s post about it and because we’ve done a lot of visiting with friends and family in the last month. I like to think my leash is one of those retractable ones. I can keep… Read More PAIL: How Long is Your Leash?
I’ve got a cold, or something, so I don’t really have the energy to sit in front of my computer. I’d like to get better so I stop peeing myself every time I sneeze (which has happened about 5 times in the last 10 minutes). Here is a picture of G looking at a squirrel. It’s… Read More Monday Snapshot: Squirrel
When I had my miscarriage I was desperate to connect with someone who had been through the same thing. Someone who knew that saying “You can have more kids” or “It was for the best” weren’t the really correct things to say. I needed to know that grieving was okay. I needed to know that completely… Read More Community
I’m not even done writing out G’s birth story. I’m really not ready to read through old posts during that time period to make sure, but I believe I left off just before he was whisked away to the NICU for testing only to be admitted (he had jaundice and was septic, most likely from the fever… Read More Birth Wishes: Last Time vs This Time
Hubby’s college roommate just built a house on a mountain in SW Virginia. He and his wife invited us down for the weekend for a bonfire cook out. Since my hope of taking a day trip to the beach isn’t going to happen, I was quite happy to go. I needed a break from our house… Read More Monday Snapshot