Making our home a safe haven.

When we first came home from the hospital after Addison died, my head was a mess. I mean, that’s probably pretty obvious if you hang out here often. I wasn’t the worst case scenario…but I think that’s partially due to the fact that both Rick and I have had a lot of years and situations that have forced both of us to work on our coping skills. Which helped us to not go into this situation completely blind. And I am weirdly thankful that I know how to deal with situations that are crazy. Unexpected. Part of a nightmare. Because it’s helped us to get through this.

Anyway, when we got home, the first and only thing I wanted to do was be around Ricky all day long. He was honestly the best distraction. As that first week progressed, I made some changes at our house that have turned out to be pretty amazing for instilling a little extra calm in our day to day life. And super helpful when I feel like I’m having a moment of breakdown...Continue reading at The Mommyhood Project

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