Daily, infant loss, Joshua, Letters to Josh


Four. Today you should be turning 4. There should be balloons and cake and presents and a trip to one of your favorite places. I wonder what that would be... There should be lots of giggles and hugs and sweet birthday wishes for our getting so big too fast birthday boy. Instead I'm here, just… Continue reading Four

Daily, Letters to Josh, Letters to Maddy, Madeline, Parenting After Loss

On the Eve of Your First Birthday

My Dear Madeline Rose Louise,   Tomorrow is the BIG day.  I can still remember how anxious I was one year ago today.  I was so grateful to have made it to the finish line healthy and safe, but I was still so nervous and scared.  One thing you will come to learn about your… Continue reading On the Eve of Your First Birthday

Baby Loss, Daily, Joshua, Letters to Josh, Monthly Letters

Two Years

Dear Sweet Joshua, Today you would be 2 years old. I want nothing more than to be planning a birthday party. Probably TMNT themed thanks to your dad's influence. I want to bake you a cake and watch you blow out the candles. I want to spoil you with presents and shower you with kisses… Continue reading Two Years