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 […]

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 […]