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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Joy in My Own Backyard

I was awoken early this morning by daughter, who was fully dressed from head to toe, prepared to start her day. While I was disappointed that I didn’t get to sleep in on a Sunday (and by sleep in, I mean sleep until 6:45), I wasn’t irritated…

Not that Different

When a woman becomes pregnant again after experiencing a loss, she is often told “this is a different pregnancy, a different baby,” by those around her. Those words are meant to be a source of hope for the woman who is pregnant after loss. They are meant to…

A Rainbow in the Darkness

As a rainbow baby grows and changes, it gives a loss mom the opportunity to reflect on the long journey from leaving the hospital empty handed to bringing a baby home. I think people usually expect loss moms to simply be excited to be pregnant again, without taking into consideration…

Thank You, God

Thank you, God. Many of us probably repeat this phrase hundreds of times each week. I know I do. Thank you, God, for allowing the baby to take a long nap. I needed a break! Thank you, God, for healing us after a long round of sickness. I couldn’t…