It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

If there's anything I've learned over the course of the last several years, it's that sometimes I am anything but okay. And that in and of itself is okay. Us moms have the tendency to need to be superheroes. We are supposed to be able to handle it all like champions with a smile on... Continue Reading →

The Empty Chair

The holidays are hard. Every year at this time my heart starts to fill with dread. Don't get me wrong. I have a ton to be thankful for. And I absolutely enjoy getting to see my table filled with loved ones. But every year I am also acutely aware that there's an empty chair at the... Continue Reading →

I Have 3 Kids

Have you ever been asked how many kids you have? If you have children, odds are you are asked this simple question nearly every day. When you have lost a child, that question becomes uncomfortable, and quite frankly, heartbreaking to answer. You see, God saw fit to make me a mother three times. First, thanks... Continue Reading →

Beautiful Reminders

There are days that being a grieving parent is so hard that even the simplest tasks feel like too much. Something as easy as getting dressed and brushing teeth can be overwhelming. Those are the days you just want to hide from the weight of it all. It is easier to hide than to face... Continue Reading →


We've officially made it through yet another October. It is always a month that is jam-packed full of memories and anniversaries and busyness. For our family October isn't just about Halloween and trick or treating. It isn't about pumpkin patches and leaves. It's about remembering the beautiful soul that was our only daughter. She was... Continue Reading →

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