Child Loss, Journey of Faith, Uncategorized

The little moments!

Lately I have been thinking a lot about the little moments. The moments that most take for granted. The moments that seem insignificant until later. The little moments that I wish I could get back. The past 3 months I have been extremely focused on the little changes in my body, which if you have… Continue reading The little moments!

Child Loss, Uncategorized

Responding to a Grieving Mother

Since I have been back to work for a month now, I have had a couple of conversations with people about why I was out of work for 7 weeks. For my job I go out to schools and teach parent engagement classes, because of this numerous people knew that I was pregnant and that… Continue reading Responding to a Grieving Mother

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Grief, a powerful thing…

It's funny, you can be going about your day, not really thinking about the tragedy the befell you, and BAM! it's like a freight train hits you head on. The mind is a funny thing, the mind can convince the body that it is pregnant (chemical pregnancy), make your body heal without medicine (placebo effect).… Continue reading Grief, a powerful thing…

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Visiting Matthew for the first time…

Last Sunday we went to visit Matthew for the first time since he was buried on December 1, 2017. They had just placed his marker a couple days prior, so we wanted to make sure it was correct and bring some new flowers. I was so nervous to go...what if it wasn't right, what if… Continue reading Visiting Matthew for the first time…

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Finding Purpose Through Tragedy 

When we arrived at the hospital to be induced and wait for Matthew's arrival, one of my nurses gave us a box of keepsakes. Inside was a crocheted blanket, beanie, bear, and a keepsake book. When she first gave me the box I wasn't sure how to feel, I thought it was a nice gesture.… Continue reading Finding Purpose Through Tragedy