Daily, Holidays

Merry Christmas Eve

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.  

Daily, Parenting After Loss

Give Yourself Grace

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

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Always Loved, Always Missed

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

Daily, Kansas City

Our Happy Place

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

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Thoughts From a Loss Mom on the NY Abortion Bill

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