Monthly Archives: November 2013

Not Brave

I had planned to be out of town this weekend. My lovely sister in law and I had intended to immerse ourselves early in Christmas festivities and drive to the nearest excuse for a city for some shopping. As it … Continue reading

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The Child Born

A few days ago, I posted a poem I wrote called ‘A Child Not Born Today’, in reference to passing my due date after losing my baby to miscarriage at 17 weeks. I learned today about a child that WAS … Continue reading

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A Child Not Born Today

Today was my due date. I’m not where I thought I’d be. I’m stronger and still frighteningly vulnerable. For all in my life that I have to be so, so thankful for, today brings with it a sting of pain. … Continue reading

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Take Another Little Piece of My Heart Now Baby

I’ve been sick. I’ve had a cold that only someone who works with children under six can truly appreciate. Today, I sound like Janis Joplin, after chain smoking ten or so packs of cigarettes . I have missed some workdays … Continue reading

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I Got Sunshine, On a Cloudy Day

I’ve been an absentee blogger lately, and I’ve been bound and determined to make time to acknowledge the several nods for ‘The Sunshine Award’ I’ve received as of late. The first came from a blogger at Eli’s Corner. This blog … Continue reading

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