How to Support a Friend Who’s Lost a Baby.

Almost five months ago now, I lost a baby at 21 weeks of pregnancy. In the time since, I’ve gone to therapy and support groups and talked with countless other women who’ve lost babies. One thing is in common – support is so key to getting through this ....more

September Intentions

Our new city. Yay. I…feel like making goals again ....more

It’s Been A While.

The...more

Six Weeks Out.

Six weeks ago I was at the hospital. I was dreading going to the labor and delivery floor to give birth to my dead baby. I was so scared of walking in and seeing some hugely pregnant woman getting admitted and getting ready to meet her baby while I was there with my undersized bump and fighting back tears ....more

17 Days Out.

I looked outside and suddenly there are flowers and the trees are lush with...more

Clare.

I’m sad to share that last Wednesday, we found the baby no longer...more

Heavy.

I don’t know how to write this. The baby isn’t okay. It probably won’t be joining us ....more

Five Things // Baby, Work, Housing, and Nice People.

Cheesy toddler smiles, a new (temporary?) edgy haircut, and brothers! 1. Baby stuff I’m 19 weeks pregnant (I think? Maybe it’s tomorrow, to be honest I don’t remember my due date exactly.) and feeling mostly better ....more

Hello, April. We Meet Again, Monthly Goals.

I stopped blogging monthly goals because I felt like I was just setting the same kinds of goals over and over without making any permanent progress. Shouldn’t I be able to eventually stop having, say, drink enough water as a goal and just DO IT? I last blogged my goals four months ago, and I...more

Our “Workcation” at the Outer Banks.

Why the Outer Banks? We were trying to decide whether to spend Mike’s week of spring break (perk of his new job, woo!) alternating work times like we do in the summer (one person works morning, the other afternoons, swapping child care) or travel somewhere for a vacation. Some plans to head to Florida fell through, so I figured we’d be sensible and stay home ....more
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