Losing My Baby: 6 Ways to Cope

2016 will always be the year that we lost our third child. We have two healthy little girls, and had never experienced any type of fertility problems before. There was always a little bit of pride in me that I had regular fertility patterns and could have a baby whenever I wanted. And then the inevitable […]

To My Little One

  Dearest Little One, Where do I begin?  We were just getting used to the idea of you. Just starting to be excited and make plans and adjust our schedule for the next nine months. There was even a photo session pending so we could announce your presence to the world. We only had a […]

Wednesday Wisdom [5/25/16]

Rest in Peace Baby Austin Mercy. 5.24.2016. Remembering, loving, missing my precious tiny baby in Heaven today. God’s ways are often mysterious, confusing, and hard to bear. Yet His plan is perfect  and His way is the best way and someday, all the pieces will make sense when they finally fit together. But in the […]

How We Do Easter

Easter this year was well ….interesting. The direction of my life the past few years just doesn’t quite lend itself to the kind of Easter I used to have. The kind of Easter filled with family meal traditions, reflective church services, feasting and relaxing around the Easter Sunday table is no longer an option for me […]

Wednesday Wisdom [3/9/16]

I found this quote today as I was flipping through my little Catholic Prayer Book for Mothers by Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle. When we act out of love and out of a desire to do good, we are in a sense praying and it is a prayer that is fragrant. If only we could act in […]

Come Here

My two year old has always been a cuddle bug, she loves to be held and to be near people, especially her Momma. Now that she is old enough to voice her opinions she very loudly and clearly says “Hold You” and will toddle around the house yelling “Mom-MY, Mom-MY” when I am in another […]