• 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,…

  • Getting Out

    January 3, 2017

    Today was a crummy day. Everyone, including me, was in a bit of a bad mood from the start. Nothing really happened, but nothing happened to stop it either. So all of us got crankier with each other. At lunch I looked around at my two fussy girls and my own dismal self and announced,…

  • Sisters

    January 2, 2017

    Yesterday I was just stepping out of the shower when Bella came in and announced, “Char woke up from her nap, I can hear her in there, can I go in?” “Sure,” I said. I love that she wants to do this, but of course I had to add my little reminder because I too…

  • All the Memories

    January 1, 2017

    Last night I made one more (real) New Year’s Resolution: to blog every day of January so I can get back in the swing of writing. If you’d like to keep up with this, my FB publishes posts, but also you can get email notifications by subscribing here. This morning we turned on Baby Signing Time…

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