It is Misery To Want What You Can Never Have

My weekend didn’t go exactly like I’d planned. I have a recipe post in progress {delicious, can’t wait to share it with you, maybe tomorrow}, as well as this past week’s edition of 10 things to be thankful for. My plan was to post my 10 things yesterday… but it turns out that I wasn’t […]

Love from Friends on Clara’s First Birthday #loveforclara

This past Monday, July 1, would have been our youngest daughter Clara’s first birthday. She was stillborn at 42 weeks 3 days gestation, and we found out she had died when we went to the hospital to give birth to her. It has been a difficult year for my husband and I, and we have […]

Dear Clara…

Dear Clara, On this day last year, I was in labor with you. I had packed a bag weeks before, in case you were early like your big sister had been, but you held on for 42 long weeks. Your daddy and I were so excited that I was finally having regular contractions, and as […]

One Year Ago Today

I’ve been avoiding writing what’s really on my heart this week… but it’s about time to sit down and pour those emotions out. In one week, it will be our baby Clara’s first birthday. One year since she was born. One year since she died. Can it really have been that long? One year ago today, […]

For Sale: Baby Shoes. Never Worn.

The story goes that Ernest Hemingway once won a bet by writing a six word short story that was so good, it could make people cry – “For Sale: Baby Shoes. Never Worn.”┬áThis little story came to mind when I began snapping pictures and writing listings to sell the baby items we had collected last […]

Diapers for Stillborn Babies

I’ve been sewing diapers for stillborn babies and NICU loss babies, in addition to the knit baby loss blankets, for the hospital where Clara was born. I have joined the team at Teeny Tears, who have a wonderful program in place. They have an easy pattern for teeny diapers, in two sizes to fit babies […]

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