This post was originally shared on January 8, 2016 on my first blog about child loss. Do you make New Year’s resolutions? I tend not to, because I feel like I’m setting myself up for failure. But I do like to set goals for myself for the year. Sometimes those goals look like: “Survive.” And … Continue reading Peace Through Creating
I wrote a post on my Little Winged Ones blog today about our sweet Maeve and the enormous and surprising ways in which she misses her twin sisters. She grieves them deeply, and yet she was born the year after they died. Witnessing her wholehearted pain surrounding their absence from her life has been humbling … Continue reading Painting to remember
The winters are long in New Hampshire. I love spending time writing beside the wood stove - either on my computer or with pen and paper. Though our home is rarely quiet, my break from social media has created some much-needed mental peace that, for me, encourages creativity. I had missed it. Having everyone home … Continue reading Keeping warm and some more Etsy items
It's a universal truth: moms are the ones who change the toilet paper roll. Just one of those things that everyone jokes about, it's funny because it's true. I even got a chuckle last spring when I went on a little mama getaway to visit The Fixer Upper silos in Waco and The Pioneer Woman's … Continue reading Discovering the Sacred in the Mundane – and a giveaway
One of my creative outlets is painting. I created this print as a reminder to be your authentic self every day. Flaws and all, the world needs you to be brave, be real, be YOU.