Grieving After The Loss of a Child

    I remember this day as if it were yesterday. December 6th 2014 my son was born and passed with a rare chromosome disorder called T13. It was the worst and yet, happiest day of my life. I remember as the doctors placed this beautiful creature in my arms thinking how blessed I was as a woman. I was there to see this beautiful being enter this world, and I was also there as he drifted out.   The grief from the loss of my son had stolen every being of my happiness. I…

That Rainbow Baby!

After the loss of my son in 2014, I became pregnant with my daughter three months later. She was the motivation and the light at the end of my tunnel. While, she will never replace the love I have for my son. She has given me reasons to stay afloat and to have hope again. My daughters laughter alone gives me sunny days even on the most dreadful days that come. She is and will always be the rainbow after my storm. I have been asked so many times, ” Why is…

That Pesky Teething Stage

My daughter, Mia, is a vibrant, happy, outgoing 11 months old who happens to have 5 teeth coming in at once! Yes, you read that right, at once. However, during her teething stage she is more like Angelica off of, The Little Rugrats. For example, just last week she went 3 days without sleeping. Meanwhile, I still had my teenage sisters’ playoffs and championship games to attend along with a thousand other responsibilities. (We won the championship by the way, go Panthers). Alright, now stay on topic, oh yes; Anyhow,…