Christmas Eve box is opened, matching pajamas are on, The Night Before Christmas has been read by dad, cookies are out, Santa’s special key is on the door, and we are all ready for Santa.
I dreamed of Joshua last night. And not in a sweet “Remember I’m always with you, momma” kind of way. In a “I felt the whole weight of his loss all over again and couldn’t breathe” kind of way. Holidays are always hard. I see the presents under the tree and wish there were more...for… Continue reading Give Yourself Grace
My Grandma was one of my all-time favorite people ever. No matter what, she always knew just the right thing to say give me advice, make me laugh, or to ease even my biggest heartbreaks. These last 15 years without her have been full of so many things that I wish I could tell her,… Continue reading Always Loved, Always Missed
It was chilly out tonight, but we didn’t let that stop us from another chance to check out Winterfest at Worlds of Fun. Best part of going to Worlds of Fun when it’s 32 degrees, you practically have the park to yourselves! This was our second weekend in a row at Winterfest and we still… Continue reading Our Happy Place
May I offer a perspective on the bill that was just passed in NY. Please note this post may feel triggering to some. As a mom who as lost a baby, I have met many moms who had to make some very hard decisions. Many who have miscarried and then been declined a d&c because… Continue reading Thoughts From a Loss Mom on the NY Abortion Bill
Well, does it? Like everyone else, we are watching Tidying Up with Marie Kondo on Netflix. I am someone who places a lot of sentimental and emotional value to things, so taking a look at each individual thing we own and asking the question, “does this spark joy?” makes a lot of sense to me.… Continue reading Sparking Joy
We are not big New Year's Eve party people. Typically we stay home, it's warm, it's safe from the crazy drunk drivers, and it's just more us. This year we did party it up at a Noon Year's Eve bash that the KCMB hosted. There was bowling, lots of dancing, and Madeline's favorite - a… Continue reading Happy 2019