Tag Archives: parenting after loss

The Detour

3 years ago tomorrow,  I suddenly stopped being 17 weeks pregnant  with my first baby.  It altered my entire life and changed my outlooks on nearly everything. Yes, there was pain, and there were tears, and complete abd utter anguish … Continue reading

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So Nice

This mother’s day, in northern alberta, moms are hoping for flowers, chocolates, cuddles and breakfast in bed. And rain. As wildfires rage across the province, including the massive blaze in Ft. Mcmurray that, to date, has spread to 156,000 hectares … Continue reading

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A Remembered Day

My morning started, early,  with sleepy cuddles in bed, my sweet Pepper curled below my chin as I grasped for just a few more minutes of sleep. Her deep breaths synced with mine, and, gently, she curled her fingers around … Continue reading

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Two Years

A Summer, Gone A summer, gone, with stormy skies weighed on my shoulders, weighs on my mind two years passed since I felt a heart beat below mine, a running start a tiny life that ceased to grow, that stopped, … Continue reading

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The Most Wonderful Shit Show

Today is mother’s day. Peps woke me up at six, crying. By the time I was awake enough to deal with it, she had fallen bavk to sleep. She slept until nearly nine, and though my sleep in plans were … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding, When It Doesn’t Work

About twelve months ago, nearing the end of a nerve wracking rainbow pregnancy (pregnancy after miscarriage, in my case, or other loss of a child), I sat swinging my legs atop the table in the doctor’s office. At the end … Continue reading

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hey, it’s me

Wow, Ive been blog negligent. Mentally working up to a blog about the myths of breastfeeding, from the pov of those of us ( and i know there are many!) who never fully nail it, or who can’t produce milk … Continue reading

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