Daily, Letters to Maddy, Madeline, Monthly Letters

16 Months

My Dear Madeline, Today you are 16 months old. Crazy! You are turning to such an awesome little kid. You are so much fun and we just love spending time with you. You have really become quite the little momma to your baby doll. We can't leave the house without it most days. You are… Continue reading 16 Months

Daily, Holidays, Parenting After Loss

To My Husband on Father’s Day

My Darling Patrick, To watch you be a dad has been one of my favorite things ever. You are patient (even when it's hard). You are loving (even when we haven't slept for what feels like days). You teach, you guide, you cuddle, you tickle. You can make her laugh like no one else can… Continue reading To My Husband on Father’s Day

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

12 Months – One Year!

My Lovely Little Madeline,    Today, my sweet girl, you are one whole year old!  That's 12 months, 365.242 days, 8,765.81 hours, or 525,949 minutes that you have filled our lives and hearts with so much joy, love, grace, and beauty.  You have filled my heart to overflowing, my darling girl.          As usual,… Continue reading 12 Months – One Year!

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

11 Months

My Dear Sweet Madeline, Today you are eleven months old.  You are growing up so very fast.  We are just completely mesmerized by you.   You have such a sweet personality.   You are an incredibly happy little girl and I think it is because you know how very loved you truly are.  This last… Continue reading 11 Months

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

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

10 Months

Dear Sweet Madeline, Today you are 10 months old!  You are only two months away from turning 1 whole year old.   That is just so crazy to me.  These last 10 months have flown by.  You have brought such a beautiful little light into our lives and we are just over the moon in… Continue reading 10 Months

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

Nine Months

Dear Madeline, Today you are 9 months old!  How on earth did that happen?  3/4 of a year have gone by in the blink of an eye. The biggest thing this last month was celebrating your first Christmas.  You will learn soon that your momma loves traditions.  We started our Christmas traditions with your visit… Continue reading Nine Months