The Negative

Trying to conceive can be a crazy journey for many couples. Some have the issue of infertility, some struggle with learning a new life after a loss, and some are lucky enough to conceive without much thought at all. So, each month when the day finally comes that you can test to see if you’ve …

Pregnancy After A Loss; Breathe Through the Crazy.

Breathing is essential to life. Luckily it’s pretty automatic in our bodies… But there are times when your breath catches and you have to focus to keep it going. Like looking across the room for the first time at your spouse. Or looking down for the first time at two pink lines. Pregnancy is tough. …

What Doesn’t Kill You…

This week is a big one, for some obvious reasons, and for some surprise reasons as well. Aside from this week being the big “Great American Eclipse,” in my own town, as well as my niece’s 7th birthday, this week marks one year since my sons left me to live in heaven. One year of …

Mother’s Day- from a bereaved Mother

We are all called to┬ábear different burdens. Sadly, many more women than you may now realize are called to walk the path, in one way or another, of a bereaved mother. Stillbirth, Infant Death and Miscarriage, (the most common,) are real challenges. Not just physically, but mentally, emotionally and spiritually as well. The grief that …

Rain Rain Go Away…

So, I had planned on a different kind of post this weekend. I’ve been coloring and crafting up cute ways to announce our pregnancy to the world. I would be 6 weeks along and with our past experience, I didn’t think hiding this pregnancy would be necessary. But instead of a rainbow announcement to share …