When an instant changes everything about your life, there is the before and the after. After the stillbirth of my daughter, my mind no longer believed my body could do even the simplest of tasks. Here’s how yoga helped me gain my confidence again.Read More
The holidays are approaching and our thoughts turn towards spending time with those we love. And yet, we can't spend time with those we've lost. Or can we?Read More
It's ironic that the greatest loss of my life also provided me with the greatest gift. The day we lost Adeline was, of course, the absolute worst day of my life. The days since I last held her have been excruciating. They have also been the most liberating days of my life.Read More
My husband is on a mission this summer to find as many fun, free, local, family friendly events as possible. He's added dozens to our calendar and we attend as many as we can.
This weekend was a typical example. We had Family Day at UMLAF Sculpture Garden on the calendar.
I wasn't sure if I wanted to go. I'm so glad I did.Read More
Like many others, I spent yesterday (Father's Day) celebrating my husband. It was a beautiful and yet difficult day.
We've found so much peace when we embrace nature, so Josh wanted to spend the day exploring. We booked a day trip to a couple scenic spots nearby. As we listened to the sounds of nature, I couldn't help but think of my dad. As those thoughts arose, I suppressed them. Not wanting to remember.
My dad passed away a year ago today.Read More