• Life,  Parenthood

    Dear Sweet Little Rainbow Baby,

    Dear sweet little rainbow baby, We planned for you, and waited for you, and now that you’re well on your way here, there are a few things I need you to know… First of all, and this ones important, I love you. That may seem like a silly thing to say, I’m your mother, of course I love you… But I know I’ve been a little disconnected, and I need you to know that it has nothing to do with you. It is simply my way of protecting my fearful mama heart. You see, you aren’t my first baby. You’ve got an older sibling that fills up a huge part of who I am. I…

  • Life,  Parenthood

    My Blighted Ovum Miscarriage Part 2

    As it turns out, writing the second half of our journey through miscarriage, did not come as easily as the first. I’ve started and restarted this post more than a handful of times, and it just never felt right. It’s hard to figure out which direction to go in, and even harder to draw the line between too much information and not enough. But here we are, and I think I’m finally at peace with how it turned out. If you haven’t read My Blighted Ovum Miscarriage Part 1, feel free to take a look into the beginning of our story. If you have stumbled across this post while frantically googling your sweet little heart…

  • Life,  Parenthood

    My Blighted Ovum Miscarriage Part 1.

    I wasn’t sure I really wanted to write this one, so bear with me guys. But then I realized, it’s really the event that pushed me to actually start the blog in the first place. Scouring the internet for peoples experiences consumed me for nights on end. If I can be someone elses solace, then I should share. This will be the first that most people hear of our miscarriage. We kept it fairly quiet, only telling close friends and family. Not because we were ashamed or even because we were devastated, which we were. But just because it never feels like the right time… and because the second half of our story gets a…