A Broken Culture

"Grief is not a problem to be solved; it's an experience to be carried."Megan Devine This book was recommended to me recently by a friend who continues to endure the loss of two sweet babies. I am only through page 24, and I've already come to two conclusions: 1. This is the best grief book... Continue Reading →

Social Distancing through Grief

For anyone who has lost someone they love knows that grief and death are extremely lonely. The current state of our world right now amid the COVID-19 pandemic, is also very lonely. The reality that your entire world feels like it has immediately stopped is a very dark and grim place to be. This holds... Continue Reading →

#GivingHeartsDay

Why you should #bethelight for so many families and donate to Hopeful Heart Project I consider myself extremely fortunate to know both Kayla & Jen and am an advocate of their mission through Hopeful Heart Project. When Kayla and I first met, I had no idea how instrumental she would be in my life until... Continue Reading →

“What the Heart Wants”

I have a list of shows that I subscribe to... but New Amsterdam is not one of them. So, when several people reached out to me and asked me if I watched the show, or even just watched last week's episode, I felt compelled to look into it. WARNING!!! Stop reading if you have not... Continue Reading →

I AM…

"An affirmation opens the door. It's a beginning point on the path to change." Louise L. Hay Two months ago, I would have NEVER looked into making affirmation beads. I wasn't even sure I understood what the definition for affirmation was. I came across an instagram post about a mindful practice that some other women... Continue Reading →

Day 29: One Stillbirth Quote That I Love

"You were born silent. Perfect and beautiful. Still loved. Still missed. Still remembered. Everyday. Stillborn. But Still Born." I have a few favorite stillbirth quotes but the one above really hits home for me. Everything about the term "Stillborn" makes me cringe. Ellis' death was coined a "stillbirth", but that doesn't take away from the... Continue Reading →

Day 27: Baby Blankies

"Keep all special thoughts and memories for lifetimes to come. Share these keepsakes with others to inspire hope and build from the past, which can bridge to the future." This blanket is one of my favorite blankets. It is made up of the blankets you were wrapped in at the hospital, as well as other... Continue Reading →

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