In my other posts about our recent miscarriage, you may have noticed me talking about my “son.” Though it was far too early to have known anything about gender before we lost our child, for a few weeks prior to our loss, Jordan and I had both been certain that this was a boy. When […]

Marks of my Son

Last weekend, Jordan and I each took turns having a 24 hour personal retreat.  I  went in to the weekend thinking it was going to be rejuvenating.  I had major plans for Chinese takeout, chocolate, binge TV watching, reading, and sleeping in. Honestly, it didn’t turn out as amazing as it sounds. It’s ironic: staying […]

The Pep Talk

As I have mentioned in recent posts, I have been struggling to be a mother to a two year old as I grieve and recover from the miscarriage. Don’t get me wrong, I am so incredibly thankful for Riley! Probably more thankful than I have ever been, as I am made acutely aware of just […]


(Please don’t re-post this blog with getting our permission first) When 2014 arrived, I remember seeing “Flipgrams” from so many of my friends that I follow on Instagram, documenting many of their sweet moments from 2013. It gave me an idea. I couldn’t quite do it on December 31, or even on January 1st, but […]