• A Letter To My Husband After The Loss Of Our Son

    April 10, 2018

    To my husband, the father of our stillborn son: I’m not sure you know how much I needed you.  I have never let you know how much you helped me during the worst days of our lives.  You are probably unaware of how much you mean to me.  I am sorry for that. I am…

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  • Dear Dragonfly…

    January 12, 2018

    To my dear Dragonfly Drake, It has been seven years since I had to do the unthinkable and let you go. To say goodbye when I was not ready, my heart was not ready and my soul was not ready. It did not matter that I knew with all my heart that saying goodbye was…

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  • The Healing Power of Writing

    January 9, 2018

    I have always been a writer.  It soothes my soul and helps me process emotions and connect to myself.  Following the death of my son, writing became a way to connect to him.  A source of healing. Death seemingly cuts a connection.  Severs it at its core.  The thought of losing that connection brings me to…

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  • An Open Letter to a Happy Mama from Her Bereaved Mama Friend

    January 9, 2018

    My Dear Sweet Mama Friend, I see you. I see the joy radiating from your lovely smile as you eagerly embrace your precious children. You waited a long time for motherhood; I know without a doubt that you deserve this happiness. We’ve been friends for such a while, sharing in each other’s successes and failures,…

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  • A Letter to My Daughter About Love

    December 6, 2017

    “I carry your heart with me(i carry it in)” – EE Cummings i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)i am never without it(anywhere i go you go,my dear;and whatever is done by only me is your doing,my darling)                                                       i fear no fate(for you are my fate,my sweet)i want no world(for beautiful…

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  • Dear Talia: Happy Birthday

    November 15, 2017

    Today would have been your first birthday. Today I should be celebrating a whole year of having you by my side, but instead, you are gone. You have been gone since April of last year. Life has changed so much and I miss you every second. Today I am officially 34 weeks along with your…

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  • A Letter to My Reece on His Birthday

    November 8, 2017

    Dear Reece, Happy birthday, my sweet littlest one! How is it that two years have gone by? At 11:36pm on November 8th, 2015, you were born weighing 4 pounds 15ounces and spanning 18 ½ inches. You had fuzzy red hair and giant feet. Your sweet baby skin was so soft. You looked like your biggest…

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