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A Birthday Gift from Charlie

On March 5, 2016, Posted by , In Calvin Phoenix,Charlie Bastian, By , With No Comments

“I love Calvin. He was my brother.” This morning, we stopped by the art store after our chiro appointment, and Charlie picked out paper that he wanted to use “to wrap Calvin’s present.” It was green foil with green dots. After we got home, he asked me for a box….

One Photo of Yourself

On August 30, 2015, Posted by , In 10-Day "You" Challenge,Charlie Bastian,Life,Louie, With No Comments

10-Day “You” Project, Day 10: One Photo of Yourself

I breastfeed my toddler because I want to

Charlie wanted to nurse while we were waiting for our food at Beach Chalet with my in-laws today. He was tired and hungry. I told him that the food was coming soon, but he insisted, I want to nurse, and was on the verge of crying. So I pulled out his…

Capture Your Grief – Day 12: Music

“All of Me” is one of those songs that just overcomes me. It sums up how I feel about every one of my children — how I felt when I learned of Calvin’s amniotic band syndrome and then held him after he was stillborn, how I felt during each following…

No Small Miracle

On January 7, 2014, Posted by , In Charlie Bastian,Photography, By , With No Comments

Carrying my babies

…all five in my heart, one in my arms.

Happy Holidays from our Family to Yours

Happy 16 Months Charlie Bastian!

This is one of our more successful attempts at a back carry using a woven wrap by Little Frog. I’m getting there.