The grief found in our thoughts…(miscarriage/loss)

Overwhelmed, unsure, worried, disappointed, shocked, stressed, these are all feelings that at one moment in time overtook my brain before I lost my babies; these are the thoughts that would go on to haunt me. Did I wish this upon myself? Was I not grateful enough?  Did I take this blessing for granted, therefore it … Continue reading The grief found in our thoughts…(miscarriage/loss)

Home, foster care….faith

Home. This is a word so many of us take for granted, waste away, and become entitled to. But home is a gift, home is a chance. A chance for hope to breath into your life. A chance for dreams to be created. A chance for love to be shared. After experiencing several miscarriages I … Continue reading Home, foster care….faith

Life’s not fair….He wept

Being a mom is not for the faint of heart.  This job is hard, exhausting and often thankless but I think we can all agree that we would not give up one sleepless night to see these tiny humans grow, flourish and be happy.  The most important lesson I've learned thus far, in just 7 … Continue reading Life’s not fair….He wept

Happiness not required. 

Why is it that we feel this desperate need to always be happy.  Me included.  As if happiness is the end goal and if we aren't there then we have failed?  While happiness is a beautiful feeling, intoxicating even, it isn't realistic to be in this state at all times.  In fact, I believe that … Continue reading Happiness not required.