Filling out thank you cards for donations to my baby loss memory boxes. It hits me. Thirty little toes. I had THIRTY perfect little toes hidden safely in my tummy for 22 weeks. Oh how I wish I could kiss them today.
The summer of 2012 my neighbor Erica brought us some strawberry plants. It was so healing to walk outside and see LIFE growing. It felt good to take care of something with hopes of fruit. Guess how many strawberries we got from those plants?
April 2013 we visited Charleston, SC for a getaway, just Nate and I. As we were walking down rainbow row we found Elliott Street. Yes, an extra "t". It still made me think of my son and smile. I love the big "One Way" sign pointing slightly up. We remember you Elliot!
I love that this candle has three wicks encircled in white wax. They seem protected. We light it often when we're thinking about them. It lives in a plate that says, "You Are Special Today". We got it as a wedding gift from a dear friend Leslee. I imagined using it for our family on … Continue reading We Remember You : You Are Special Today
The necklace my dear friends Anna and Nicki had made for me. It was waiting on my table when I got home from the funeral. The beautiful little feet pin that Amy had for the family at the funeral. Some of my family still wear these on their jackets and it brings a tear to … Continue reading We Remember You : Circled in Silver
I actually saw a dragonfly sitting on the wires just outside my back door.
This welcomes you into my home. My three little birds. I love how colorful they are.
I found a sweatshirt at a gift shop up the North Shore of Lake Superior and smiled. We were on our first real family trip with Nora to Cove Point.
This beautiful print, "Wind Wishers" by Sister Mary Charles, is in a main hallway at the hospital where I delivered the babies. I walk by it every time we go to grief group and I look at it intentionally every time. I love to think of them this way. I'd love to get a print … Continue reading We Remember You : Wind Wishers
Every painful minute of rehab after bed rest had this motivation.