Aaliyah, my Daughter, my Motivation (Our Borrowed Angels)

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Note: #OurBorrowedAngels is a series I will continue on my blog through the end of October in recognition of Infant Loss Awareness. If you have experienced the loss of a child, whether through miscarriage, stillbirth, infancy, or an older child, I would love to share your story. Contact me if…

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October Giveaway — Infant Loss Awareness 2017

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  October is a time of recognition for a number of significant events and organizations, including Infant Loss Awareness, with October 15th specified as a day of remembrance. My son, Ty, would be eight years old next month if he didn’t die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome seven years ago.…

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Seven Years Giveaway for Borrowed Angel

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March 10th marked seven years since my son, Ty, died from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). For the next two weeks, my social media posts will focus on offering support during challenging times and I’d love to hear from YOU! From now through next Friday, March 31st, you have the…

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“Taumafai” — Song from Borrowed Angel

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For those of you who have read Borrowed Angel, you know there is a special song that is referenced in the beginning and the end of the book. I have a video of this song to share with you. But first, from the final chapter of Borrowed Angel: “On Dan’s…

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Two Chapters from Borrowed Angel

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Chapter three of Borrowed Angel is a heavy chapter to share. I feel my fingers hesitant as I type these words, preparing to make the most heart-wrenching experience of my life public. Entitled, “That Morning,” chapter three describes what it was like for my husband and me when we found…

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“Dreaming Angel”

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Yesterday, I was at Deseret Book store looking at shelves of Willow Tree carvings. All the carvings represent something, though they can be left to personal interpretation, as well. My eyes caught this little one and at first glance, I saw …a mother laying on her child’s headstone. Looking more…

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