Harper and Scarlett Are One!

Our girls are one year old! One year since their tiny little wails put together some of the broken pieces of my heart. The saying goes “the days are long but the years are short” and it couldn’t be any more true. It seemed like only yesterday we were anxiously (that’s a massive understatement) awaiting the … Continue reading Harper and Scarlett Are One!

2 1/2 years

Today is 2.5 years since I held my son.   2.5 YEARS! That's 30 months. That's 130 weeks. That's 912 days. That's 21,900 hours. That's 1,314,000 minutes. That's too much time without my child. These days it's hard to find the time I once had to sit and focus solely on Asher.  It's so easy to … Continue reading 2 1/2 years

Are We Done?

Growing up I always said I wanted two children; a boy and a girl. I grew up with an older brother and I always wanted to have my boy first and then the girl second.  I wanted my children to have a life similar to the one I had as a child.  My life loosely … Continue reading Are We Done?

Poke-a-Nose

Growing up my family went on a yearly vacation to the Poconos. My dad had been going there since he was 3 years old.  Before my grandfather died, we would go every year with my Mom-mom and Pop-pop.  It is a place that holds some of my favorite childhood memories; playing mini-golf, going to the … Continue reading Poke-a-Nose

Mommy and Me

For years I have seen swoon-worthy images pop up on social media of mothers with their children. Usually they start to emerge in May around Mother’s Day and then they linger for a while after.  Each photo was like a little dagger to my broken heart. May 2015 – My heart was broken from months … Continue reading Mommy and Me

Mixed

Recently, I had a conversation with a mother who shared that she was struggling to conceive a second child.  I told her how sorry I was that she had to go through that struggle.  Her response was “thanks, I am trying to focus on the positive, the fact that I have one child and some people … Continue reading Mixed