A Heavy Day, A Heavy Heart

I held my daughter tighter tonight. I told my husband to pay extra attention to her. I tried to make her laugh a bit more tonight. I tried to memorize every detail of her little face. Then it was time for bed and we placed her in her crib. We stepped out of her nursery… Continue Reading A Heavy Day, A Heavy Heart

Slow Down, 2018

I can’t seem to slow down time, but somehow I’m savoring every moment. 2018 has been ridiculously busy, but amazing.  We have traveled internationally. I’ve broken a few resolutions, but it’s been worth it. Matthew and I both managed to get sick the same exact week (thankfully it wasn’t the flu), but Aria stayed healthy.… Continue Reading Slow Down, 2018

The Corner of Motherhood and Mental Health

It’s 2:12 a.m. and I’m rocking my six-month-old to sleep after she woke from some painful teething. I could put her down now that she’s sufficiently drowsy, but I don’t want to at this moment. There have been days when I’ve had to leave her in her crib as she cried while I walked out… Continue Reading The Corner of Motherhood and Mental Health

Waiting For A

Waiting For A

Cloth diapers are in the first drawer. Blankets are on her ladder. Richard Parker is patiently waiting in her crib. Almost every afternoon, I impatiently sit on her glider. We just had one big ultrasound and that was going to give us some final answers, but that didn’t happen.  So, here we are waiting. We’re waiting… Continue Reading Waiting For A