Giveaway! Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness

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)

(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)

(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.

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

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

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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Scheduling Grief

When my son first died, there was no need to seek out moments to grieve. Grief, in all its shapes and forms, would slam into me often enough on its own–a punch to the gut first thing in the morning; one glance at the quiet back seat of my car,…

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“Taumafai” — Song from Borrowed Angel

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

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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