Got a call from a dear friend, she is the State Director for the March Of Dimes. She asked me to speak at the March for Babies coming up later this month.  Two years ago when we lost little, miss Ireland,  I became active with this GREAT organization.  The Director gave me a job {and […]

♥ Two ♥

She would be two this week. Two years ago, I was dreaming of ribbons, ruffles and lace.  Two years ago, I was blissfully unaware. The searing pain has eased, replaced with a gentle reminder of things that should have been.  A thousand dreams rest quietly in my heart, afraid to be shared because they make […]

Ireland Elizabeth

Growing up, all I wanted was the stereotypical, perfect life.  I had my future all lined up.  4-kids, a husband who wore a suit, tie, and shiny cuff links.  One who came home and loosened his tie, then scooped up his babies on top of  his shoulders and ran through our mansion with them squealing on his shoulders.    Big Dreams?  […]

A Little Reminder

Little miss Ireland’s “should be” birthday was a couple of weeks ago, and I’ve thought about her quite a bunch lately.  If she’d came when she was due, she would be a year old already.  Toddling about, teasing her brothers, and probably saying “Mine!”  She hasn’t been too far from my thoughts lately…so last night […]


Tomorrow is d-day.  Tomorrow is the day that I have been dreading, since I found out I was pregnant with this little guy.  Tomorrow is the day in my pregnancy  that we lost Ireland, 25 weeks and 1 day. This pregnancy has gone by in a blink and I am thankful for that, but also […]