To Give a Heart–thoughts on organ donation

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Every so often there are organ donor videos that circulate Facebook that really put me back in this place of deep reflection on my decision not to donate my son’s organs. It’s a place where I feel both regret and gratitude for my choice. After only minutes of holding my four-month-old’s body…

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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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Aaron & Owen, Angel Twins (Our Borrowed Angels)

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Note: #OurBorrowedAngels is a series I will continue on my blog. 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 you are interested and be sure to check out out this giveaway honoring…

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Giveaway! Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness

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It’s that time of year to honor all those who have lost babies through pregnancy, stillbirth, or infancy. I reflect on the six years since my first-born passed away from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome at four-months-old and I’m grateful for the immense support and healing I have always had throughout…

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Christian’s Soldiers (Our Borrowed Angel)

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(Note: #OurBorrowedAngels is a series I will continue on my blog. 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 you are interested and be sure to check out out this giveaway honoring…

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Trevor’s Gift (Our Borrowed Angels)

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(Note: #OurBorrowedAngels is a series I will continue on my blog. 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 you are interested and be sure to check out out this giveaway honoring…

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Tell Me Your Loss, Your Story.

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I’m starting something new on my blog! I get to share Ty and my experiences with grief and healing often. It’s therapeutic and I’m touched that people take time to read my words. I also hope it helps someone else who can relate. But now it’s your turn! I want…

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Holding Your Charge

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I love my iPhone except for one thing: it does not hold its charge for long. As a result, because I refuse to buy the new and improved version, I have to plug it into the wall throughout the day. This dependence makes me mindful of its battery life. Rarely do I let…

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Infant Loss Awareness GIVEAWAY

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On October 20th, my son would be turning six years-old. This year, I would have joined the throng of new Kindergarten moms saying farewell to their child, who would be wearing an over-sized backpack and perhaps a nervous smile on his face. Maybe he would need me to hold his…

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Like a Willow

Something you probably didn’t know about my book, Borrowed Angel: I considered titling it “Like a Willow” because of the symbolic nature of this gorgeous willow tree that was planted on our behalf.  This willow didn’t always look like this. In fact, it once was so scrawny with wispy branches…

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