How to show up and what not to say when you discover someone has experienced a miscarriage.
Scattering Amos’ ashes and the healing it brought me, and the reality of grief 9 months after his death.
It’s taken me months to be ready to write this story; this is the story of how we lost our baby, Amos.
Missed the session on Braving Infertility & Loss Together at MommyCon Chicago 2018 this year? Here’s my portion of the session with a link to the other two parts. ❤
I think one of the most surprising parts of parenting is how often you do all the things you swore you’d never do. #iconsumedmyplacenta
The prayers of a mother to be.
The 5 Most Impactful Lessons I’ve Learned from January Harshe of the #birthwithoutfear movement.
It’s been a while since I’ve mentioned this, mainly because it’s too hard to write about. It hurts. And it sucks. Infertility SUCKS. It sucks the life out of you, depletes you of your energy, your time, your joy, your femininity or masculinity, your confidence, your self-love, and most of all your hope. It drains… Continue reading Negative
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou My husband and I have been trying for our second child for 18 months now. In that time, I’ve had 2 chemical pregnancies. If you’re not familiar with the term, it means this: sperm and egg met and formed… Continue reading An Untold Story: Breaking the Silence on Pregnancy and Infant Loss
To my fellow Type A comrades, I am a planner. I always wanted to be a teacher. I wanted to finish college in four years and be part of the honors college. So, I made lists, wrote bullet pointed to-dos on multiple whiteboards in my room so that I wouldn’t forget to do anything. Post… Continue reading When Plans Break