5 Years Ago Today, Remembering Ellie and Giving Back

 It was 5 years ago today. It seems like a lifetime ago and just yesterday all at the same time.  Since then we’ve had two healthy and active little boys that bring us so much joy, we’ve moved, we’ve celebrated births and deaths of friends….So much has happened and yet I can still remember every moment of that day and the whole experience. I can still smell the distinct steril...more

To An Invisible Mom

Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.I don't have a story to tell. No story that is my story. I could tell you about holding my friends' hands, shedding tears together, alternating between praying and swearing at anyone who mentions God. But those aren't my stories....more

A Day

 Today is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day - an incredibly hard and painful day for millions.  The loss of a little one, born or unborn, is something I hope never to experience.  Having never experienced it, I feel I have no right to write about it.  I will not speculate about how those women feel, where their babies are, what they look like.  I will not tell those women that everything will be okay.  I will not give them an acceptable way to mourn or tell them the way they are mourning is unacceptable.  This is a p...more