It's been 11 years since I miscarried our baby girl. Her name was Skylar Mackenzie Shaw, and there are times I often think about who she would have been, what type of person she would have become had she lived this side of heaven. But along with that comes the guilt because had I not lost her, I wouldn't have my sweet boy who just turned 11 recently. That's right, I … [Read more...] about Is It Okay to Grieve A Miscarriage Years Later?
Today my sister-in-law would have 35 years old. She would have been taking her 3-year-old to pre-school, relishing in the joys of his finger paintings and story-telling. She would have been holding her baby in her arms, watching as she fidgets on the floor trying to scoot around the room. She would have been planning Thanksgiving dinner and would have been that rock … [Read more...] about Today She Would Have Been 35: Happy Birthday Tanya
It's been 9 weeks since my sister-in-law passed away, and lately I've been thinking about her a lot! I miss her so much. More than that though, I'm having a hard time dealing with the grief my brother and my beautiful nephew are going through. The pain is overwhelming. I just want to reach up into heaven and beg her to come home, so they won't hurt anymore. Along with … [Read more...] about Dealing With Death The Impossible Goal
As a blogger, I've shared many stories on heart break, parenting, loss, love and marriage, causes and charities to help spread the word for something I believed in and wanted others to care about. I never imagined I would be writing a post that hits so close to home, asking everyone to PLEASE PLEASE SHARE IT! A Devoted Mother. A Loving Wife. Wonderful Daughter. Amazing … [Read more...] about In Memory of Tanya Nicholls Maude