Letters to Maddy, Madeline, Monthly Letters, Parenting After Loss

13 Months

Dear Madeline,    I debated about whether or not I was going to keep writing these monthly letters. For now, I think I will try and keep it up. There is just so much happening with you as you grow and change every day.      The actual day of your birthday we went and… Continue reading 13 Months

Baby Loss, infant loss, Joshua

The Cardinal

Tuesday night, after work, on my way to pick up Madeline from daycare, I found myself in tears.  I’m sure I’ve mentioned before that I have to pass two cemeteries on my way home each day.  The cemetery where my Joshua is buried and the cemetery where my Grandma Jones is buried (along with my… Continue reading The Cardinal


Madeline’s First Trip to the Zoo!

We came prepared.  Sunglasses, fan, and a hair bow.  Baby girl was set. First up, the polar bear exhibit.  Too bad, we didn't actually get to see the polar bear. Kangaroos Hey look, mom, what are those things? She was so interested in everything.  It was so much fun to watch her excitement. Pretty bird.… Continue reading Madeline’s First Trip to the Zoo!