Brace yourselves, this is going to be long. This time last year, I woke up to a basic Monday. I had the day off because Christmas was on a Sunday and I had no real plans that day. I was coming off a somewhat bittersweet holiday. My sister-in-law informed the family on 12/23 that their … Continue reading Remembering 12/26/16
I am not a sentimental person, but sometimes there are things that even get the best of me. When I run into these situations where I find myself getting emotional about something, it is so foreign to me I almost don't know what to do about it. For example, Thursday morning I was laying in … Continue reading Untitled.
Chester Bennington lost his mental health battle to suicide yesterday. It's sad. So many people are devastated, but I am sure none more than his poor wife and children. There have been a number of posts to come out of this that are tasteful. Some give links to suicide prevention information, some provide a safe … Continue reading Goodbye, Chester
Today is my grandma's birthday. I knew it was coming and every year I get a weird feeling about it because I miss her so much. I have honestly never missed someone like this. I have had really close relationships with all my grandparents, who practically raised me, so I consider them more parents than … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Grandma
I shared a post a few days ago about a baby who recently passed away in his crib. You might be familiar because this post has been shared considerably to raise awareness. I shared this in support of the grieving mother of Sloan DeRosier to let her know (along with many others) that we are … Continue reading If You’re Judging Jordan DeRosier, Kindly Step Back
I can't even begin to imagine the grief this family is facing. When I had Elle, it was like the first time I felt my heart was outside of my own body. As a parent, I can't help but frequently think about bad things that could happen and be paranoid, which makes me relish life … Continue reading Love for Sloan
This picture above looks very conveniently like a tattoo I have on the side of my hip. Two little birds sitting together on a branch. I saw this and like many quotes, it really spoke to me on a lot of different levels. First, I considered my sister-in-law Annie and what she went through earlier … Continue reading