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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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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“…Words Will Break Our Hearts”

My heart is hurting as I imagine the horrific events that took the life of two-year-old, Lane Graves. And I shake inside when I read the cruel comments from outsiders placing blame on the parents. The toddler and alligator incident in Orlando is just one of many heartbreaking scenarios where strangers…

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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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Borrowed Angel Anniversary GIVEAWAY

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Borrowed Angel hits two years of publication this month! That’s still pretty young in the book world and I am working hard to help Borrowed Angel become a known resource for parents who have lost a child. When my son died from SIDS six years ago, there were so many…

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Writing Your Tears

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So much TRUTH to this. Borrowed Angel essentially wrote itself through tearful blog posts during the first two years after Ty passed away. I was never someone who could pick up the phone and call a family member or a friend while feeling trapped inside my loss. It was like…

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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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Feeling “Inside Out”

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Have you ever wanted to take one of your emotions and give it a swift, hard kick in the rear? Perhaps send it flying out the window as far away as possible so you don’t need to deal with it? When it comes to some of the tougher emotions, like…

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