October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.  1 in 4 pregnancies do not go full-term.  We want you to know, you're not alone.  And we want to provide space for you to honor that little life that made...
As I approach my oldest son's 9th birthday this month I've been doing a lot of reflection.  I remember the longing, the daydreaming and the pure bliss in my planning for a family. But then, life got hard. We struggled to...

The Second Baby Debacle

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It felt almost immediate. My kiddo had barely made her appearance, and we were already getting asked when we were going to have the second one.  Hold up a minute.  I didn't talk openly about my struggles to get pregnant with...
The Plan Meet the guy. Fall in love. Get married. Buy the house. Have babies and become a mom. That was always my plan and I never thought anything would alter that plan. The majority of this went according to...
Hey guys!  Long time no chat.  It’s been a while since my last blog post and a lot has happened since my little break away.  Going through a miscarriage is such a strange experience that it is hard to...
My husband and I were married in 2005; I was almost 28 and he was 30. Little did we know that almost ten years after marriage we would have our first child. It definitely was not something that I...
I thought I was prepared the second time around. My body knew the changes of pregnancy. I knew the pain of birth. And, I had experience taking care of a newborn. I did everything I could to prepare our...
Recently, I’ve seen a few different articles from women who are bravely defending their reproductive systems and removing uterus from the list of appropriate things for other people to ask about. Finally! Right?  I can't even count how many...

Me vs. My Mind

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I'm not a crier.  In fact, my family has jokingly referred to me as a robot for my lack of tears.  I cry during funerals of close family/friends, have been known to weep in quiet moments over how quickly...
Traveling for business when you aren't pregnant can be hard enough. Throw being pregnant into the mix and it can be a whole new ball game.  I spent many days and nights either on a plane, in a car, or...

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