Today is my twin boys' 6th birthday. For most parents, this is a joyous occasion, filled with presents, birthday cake, smiles and laughter. But for me, Today is filled with all of that and more. Today will also be filled with grief, longing, and sadness over missing the son that should be here celebrating with… Continue reading Happy Birthday
It has been 2,185 days since we first saw Joey's beautiful face. 2,185 days since we heard the tiny squeak of his first breath. 2,185 days since the nurse tearfully told us that she was not able to intubate him. It has been 2,185 days since we watched Jack be rushed to the NICU within… Continue reading 2,185 Days
A letter to my son in Heaven.
I know right now, you feel so alone. It feels like your world is crumbling down around you, and no one understands the crippling pain stabbing through your heart. The tears come easily at the thought of your baby’s perfect face, and right now, you wouldn’t have it any other way. Because you can’t imagine… Continue reading To the Grieving Momma
Dear Joey, As I sit here in front of the Christmas tree, I can't help but wonder what your Christmas was like. Every year I wonder what life would be like if we had you here with us. What would you ask Santa for? Would you and Jack like the same things, or would you… Continue reading Dear Joey