Give Grace

I was recently praying for people as the Holy Spirit led me to. My mind wandered a bit on a specific person, and I found myself comparing. Comparison is something I struggle with often. But instead of comparing myself to them, I was comparing them to myself. And that comparison was still wrong! I began … More Give Grace

The Real Deal

Malachi will be 11 weeks tomorrow. In some ways I can’t believe it’s already been 11 weeks, and in other ways I can’t believe it’s only been 11 weeks. (Mostly the sleep deprived side of me feels that way.) There really isn’t anything that can prepare you for parenthood. Having Malachi has been such a … More The Real Deal

Mom Status

This isn’t my first Mother’s Day, and I realize that everyone may not see it that way at first glance. And in the past I would have been the same way. But it’s my heart to help others understand what it’s like to be a mom with a baby in heaven.    I am a … More Mom Status


Over the last month I have been working to keep things in the right perspective. Sometimes it’s easier to see the negative things in a situation and overlook the positives.  I am in the final stretch. With less than 10 weeks until my due date, the to-do list can sometimes seem daunting. I so desperately … More Perspective

Heavens Birthday

A year ago today I said hello and goodbye all at once. You made me a mom. When I lost you, I lost part of me. I long so deeply for what was taken from me.  The last year has been the hardest year of my life. Losing a child is devastating beyond words. But … More Heavens Birthday