• Gratitude: On Your Birthday

    April 26, 2018

    Dear Elliott, Today marks an entire year of your absence. An entire trip around the sun. I have no idea how that much time has elapsed before my very tired eyes. I don’t know how I stumbled through this first year without you here beside me, but I did. We did. Your daddy and I…

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  • We walked into our 20 week ultrasound appointment jubilant and carefree.

    Decisions In Grief

    February 15, 2018

    We walked into our 20-week ultrasound appointment jubilant and carefree. Our mothers in tow, we expected to be in and out in an hour, leaving with a handful of ultrasound photos. Not once did it cross our minds that we would leave bewildered and stunned. We thought the biggest choice we’d make that day would…

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  • The Calendar

    November 1, 2017

    Note: This post was originally scheduled to publish on October 21st, but was delayed due to website technical difficulties.  Most loss parents will admit that they routinely lose track of time. Grief makes us foggy and unable to focus on trivial nuances, like days of the week or what month it is – that is until it…

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