Some words of solidarity and hope for moms missing babies on their due dates. ❤
The holiday season is bittersweet, especially for families grieving after a miscarriage or another form of loss.
Oct. 16, 2019 Today marks nine days since my husband and I found out I was miscarrying our second baby. And a week since the night we feared I would die as a result. I suppose our story “starts” on a Monday. It was Oct. 7, and it was raining. My two-year-old and I had… Continue reading My missed miscarriage: pregnancy loss, hemorrhage, and grief
I quit my 9-5 after my daughter was born. Here’s why. Disclaimer: This is my story, based on my motherhood journey—no one else’s. I recognize that not every mom wants to quit her job, and many simply don’t have the option. I honor it as a privilege every single day, and fully understand that many… Continue reading Quitting my 9-5 to be a work-from-home mom: Part 1
Today is my birthday. And unlike birthdays in the past, I’m choosing to make a big deal of it. Hear me out. I’ve historically been the type of person who takes pride in maintaining a “low maintenance” personality. I’ve never craved the limelight and have always felt uncomfortable with a lot of attention. And if… Continue reading Why I’ll never let another birthday pass by uncelebrated
Much to my husband's chagrin, I'm one of those people who got the frugal gene. Okay. To be clearer, I'm cheap. I hardly ever buy clothes for myself. And if I do, it's from an online sale or it's post-season and retail stores are having a huge clearance event. Coupled with my tendency to be… Continue reading DIY Thrifted Sleigh Makeover
Feeling inspired to DIY for your kid's birthday party? Check out some of these ideas for a You Are My Sunshine theme.