I’ve let go of ever slipping into her shoes again, I could never fit, and maybe I don’t want to. They hard edges of me muscled forward by loss have also made way for my soft insides.Read More
One image of heartbreak infused into today’s waterfall of happy photos. This isn’t meant to dampen your mood, only to stir a greater understanding that the world is full of happy & sad parents today.Read More
Photo by Cali Peterson
So many incredible woman sharing their stories of brave times of life. Journeys that were uniquely theirs but that also brought a sense of connection to others who may have or do share a similar walk.Read More
Our entire family is rooted in loss. We navigate a child who can’t communicate the way she wishes. We have a baby that completes us. When I tally off that list, where does Wally fit in?Read More
Image by Jayme Lang.
I remembered how incredibly angry that remark used to make me. I couldn’t believe someone’s shortsightedness would allow them to think I had a choice in living my life after losing my son, to think I had a choice in putting one tired & broken foot in front of the other, and I would silently hate them.Read More
Because of you, I have no comfort zone.
Open heart open wounds open arms. I have harbored life and death, and I have begged for both.Read More
A few years past that loss and a few more children grown inside me, I can see that I need to keep a part of me separate, I need a small slice of pie for myself - to feel whole.Read More
I needed to see that it was beautiful, this thing that I did everyday. The mess, the tears, the dedication, the love.Read More
Maybe the Universe knew you were coming, watched from above and whispered... "Just wait mama. That ache will ease and the rhythm will soften, a little one is coming with a needle and thread to stitch you all together again."Read More
This metamorphosis of motherhood does a number on a woman, body and soul. We work so hard to get ourselves "back" again after 9 months of pregnancy and endless months of parenting, but I've only recently discovered it isn't possible to be the person we once were.Read More
Not every photo of a mom breastfeeding is sweet and blissful, that mom might be in the depths of heartache and struggle.Read More
Photo by Justine Boulin
Isn't a woman's resolve remarkable? To hand a child over to heaven, to feel that break within you and then decide to chance it all again... and then again.Read More
Photo By Jayme Lang
You... ya, you. If you’re reading this and thinking “how did she know I was scared to talk about this?”
I’m here for you. I promise. This isn’t an empty one way space. Reach out to me , and let’s chat.