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  • Before/After

    August 14, 2016

    Years ago, when we still had satellite, I enjoyed watching home improvement shows. The before and after of remodels were always amazing to me. Before…

  • Marked in Memory

    June 16, 2016

    If you look closely at the cover photo for Still Standing magazine, you’ll see my feet. Though my ankles were swollen and I could’ve…

  • Muted

    May 17, 2016

    Writing through the loss of my oldest son has been healing for me. Words have just flowed, along with the tears.

    In the thousands of posts…

  • Parenting After…

    March 15, 2016

    The months after Austin died, especially because why he left was still unknown at that time, I lived in constant fear for my youngest…

  • Grief Doesn’t Stop From 9-5

    February 16, 2016

    Normalcy wasn’t something I expected to hurt so much after losing our child.  By the time the casserole dishes from the funeral were cleared, it seemed…

  • Holding Onto Hope

    January 19, 2016

    There was the smallest of gestures in our pew at church today that nearly brought me to tears. Our son, Noah, grabbed my hand, then his…