Daily, Parenting After Loss, Pregnancy After Loss

Overcoming the Fear

As I saw this come across my Facebook wall this morning, I couldn't help but think of this in terms of my pregnancy with Madeline after losing Joshua. Losing Joshua was a horrible, awful nightmare.  It was my world crumbling.  It was life crashing down around me.  It was dreams ending.  It was the worst… Continue reading Overcoming the Fear


Madeline’s Story

I was honored to be asked by Lindsey to share Madeline's birth story over on her new site Pregnancy After Loss Support. The familiar wave of nausea had hit me hard. I crawled back in bed only to find myself huddled in the bathroom once again five minutes later. I had one test left from… Continue reading Madeline’s Story


Our Amazing Girl

I will write more about our whole birth experience with Madeline very soon. There are so many details I want to make sure I write down and preserve forever. For now, I will just say that for every way our experience last time was bad we have had an all together different and amazing experience… Continue reading Our Amazing Girl


Almost Time

Tomorrow is the day. Madeline will be welcomed into the world and into our family bright and early tomorrow morning. To say that we are anxious is an understatement. I sit here tonight, aware that I really should be trying to get some rest before tomorrow morning, but I have so much nervous energy that… Continue reading Almost Time


37 Week Bump

No joke, today feels like a HUGE milestone! For one, we made it to April! With Joshua we had a May due date, but only made it to February, so making it to the month of Madeline's due date feels amazing. That was the one thing I kept telling our doctor at the beginning, that… Continue reading 37 Week Bump