Lost hopes and dreams

Not only did I lose a child, but I lost all my hopes and dreams for him as well!

When the doctor lifted his stethoscope and told us that our son, who was cradled in my arms, had passed away, my world crumbled.  I was numb, found it hard to breath and my heart had shattered into a million pieces.  Yet I still had to answer questions from the police, standard procedure, but still completely awful, walk back into a room full of people that didn’t know what to say and then return home to tell my daughter that her little brother would not be coming home, EVER!

[Read more…] about Lost hopes and dreams

Postpartum Meaning: 1st, 2nd and 3rd time?

Postpartum Meaning

An undefined period of time after delivery for bonding, resting and adjusting while feeling loved and supported.

I have been blessed with 3 beautiful children, 2 daughters and 1 son. Parenting has been an incredible journey of ups and downs, mostly ups but one that has made me the person I am today. My first daughter was a big stubborn beautiful baby, my son was a robust handsome boy and my second daughter, my littlest princess, came out in a flash and hasn’t slowed down since. All three deliveries were very different, but I remember them all as if they were born yesterday. I am truly blessed! [Read more…] about Postpartum Meaning: 1st, 2nd and 3rd time?