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I Was Born With What?!?

My heart feels lighter. Sharing our story and openly talking about our children, was freeing for me. Thank you for taking time to read and reach out to me. Your love and kindness has felt like a warm hug. This next post is going to take on a lighter note. It’s another story that many …

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Thoughtful Thursday: Veterinarians

This morning was like any other morning. My husband, Danny, woke me up before heading out the door with a hug and a kiss. I went to the living room to get my morning hug and kiss from Olive. I contemplated what my next post will be and started drafting a couple of ideas. Then …

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A Father’s Day Tale (3/3): 2019

After losing our baby, we needed time. Time to heal. Time to talk. Time to ourselves. Time to fight. Time to comfort one another. Time to let it sink in. Time to decide what to do next. A year passed. It was Father’s Day weekend once again. It was an emotion filled day. I was …

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A Father’s Day Tale (2/3): 2018

Danny and I spent the first couple years of Olive’s life learning to navigate our new roles. Parenthood was nothing I expected and so much more than I could have imagined. It has been joyful, hard, fulfilling, full of tears and fears; a blessing. It has been a very humbling experience; it has caused me …

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A Father’s Day Tale (1/3): 2015

After Danny and I got married, I had a list of places I wanted to travel to before we had kids; memories I wanted to make just the two of us before we jumped into the next chapter of our lives. It consisted mostly of places Danny had traveled to and enjoyed and places I …

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Reflecting on an Extended Thanksgiving Break

This post comes to you after an extended Thanksgiving break with my little.  Thanks to an atypical blizzard, I got an extra two days with Olive.  Let’s just say, the snow day call comes with different feelings when you are a stay at home mom vs being a teacher. I wish I had kept a …

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A City Bus and Two Strangers: Our Love Story

Hi! Thank you for all of the positive responses to the starting of this blog. I am very humbled that you would take time to get to know our family’s story. I have had people write me and approach me with encouragement and kindness. I was not expecting so many people to take interest and …

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Why is She using a Walker?

Olive’s short and simple response, “Because it helps me walk.” There you go.  End of post. Ha, just kidding.  This is the number one question we get asked.  And my guess is, if you are my friend on Facebook you have found yourself asking this question at one time or another.  So wonder no more, …

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Why Blog?

Nap time.  Time to reorganize, prioritize and reenergize. Most days by this time I find that I have completed one or none of the items on my to do list, I have texted my mommy friend my failures and frustrations at least twice, and I’m lucky if I have showered.  Today is no different.  Except …

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