• Surviving Postpartum with a Living Child after Loss

    January 4, 2017

    When Charlotte was about 4/5 days old I fell apart. Everything kicked in. Hormones. My milk came in. It all hurt. She stopped sleeping at night. All of postpartum compounded and on top of it all – she looked so much like Kaden. I only had him for exactly 3 weeks. So for that first month with her,…

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  • On The Other Side

    August 15, 2016

    Last week my friend Stephanie’s youngest daughter, Blake, passed away. She’s 5 weeks older than Charlotte. They’ve known for a while now that her life would be cut short, because in March they found out she had SMA Type 1. I don’t know that I’ll ever forget her message to me about it. All I…

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  • I’m Here!

    July 10, 2016

    I just realized the last time I wrote in this little neglected space of mine was May. :/ Sad. We’ve had a lot going on, and when that happens and I get caught up in not writing it, it builds up and builds up until I think, “Well now there’s just so much to say…”…

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  • On Breastfeeding

    May 16, 2016

    I’m sitting in Charlotte’s nursery as I write this from my phone. We’re rocking and I’m nursing her. {snapchat: dianawrote} It’s different this time around, as is the case with so much. With Bella I really didn’t enjoy breastfeeding. It hurt. She wouldn’t take a bottle. I did it for 15 months and when she…

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