Madeline

Zoo Day with Grandma

Since Patrick had to work, I invited my mom to come with Madeline and me to the Friends of the Zoo breakfast event.  It was a little rainy at first, but it was still fun.  Of course, we spent the majority of our time in the penguin exhibit, but that's okay.  They are Maddy's favorite… Continue reading Zoo Day with Grandma

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Baby Loss, Daily, Joshua, Madeline, Parenting, Parenting After Loss

My Saving Grace

The weight of her tiny body on my chest was the only thing keeping me grounded in that moment. I knew that. If it wasn't for the feel of her breathing as she lay there sleepily cuddling into me I was afraid I might have forgotten that I was supposed to be breathing too. I… Continue reading My Saving Grace

Madeline

Guess How Much I Love You

"Guess how much I love you," "Oh, I don't think I could guess that." "I love you as high as I can reach." "I love you all the way up to my toes!" "I love you all the way down the lane as far as the river."  "I love you across the river and over… Continue reading Guess How Much I Love You

Letters to Maddy, Madeline, Monthly Letters, Parenting

15 Months

Sweet Madeline,    Here you are, 15 months old!  Time sure is flying by fast.  There are so many days where I wish I could just bottle up these moments with you and save them forever.  Your sweet little giggle and the way you curl into me when I pick you up.  Instead, I take… Continue reading 15 Months