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New feature over at DBC

I have a new post at The Dead Baby Club about this month’s featured blogger: a mommy who chose to carry her baby to term after a fatal diagnosis. Please stop by to learn about Myah and her daughter, Faith and to share your stories or experiences with CTT after…

The 5th Belongs to Calvin – Right Where I Am: 822 Days

822 days = 19,728 hours = 27 months = 1,183,680 minutes = 2.25 years = 71,020,800 seconds. That’s how long I’ve been without my son. That’s how long it’s been since I delivered Calvin into this world with his eyes shut and a still heart. Since I held him in…

We are walking for our babies

On April 30, we are walking in the San Francisco March of Dimes March for Babies as a family team. We chose Blessed to Be Broken as our team name to acknowledge both the heartache that has come from losing our babies, as well as the blessings that have come…

Wordless Wednesday #6: Homemade lumbar support

On January 19, 2011, Posted by , In Life,Photography,Projects, By , With No Comments

**Updated: Doesn’t it look great on my office chair?**

25 Days of Giveaways

Last year, Tina from came up “25 Days of Giveaways,” as a way to celebrate the holidays and honor our babies during this season. Each day, a different Baby Loss Momma hosts a giveaway on her blog. This year, I’m participating and will be hosting on Day 22, so be…

Wordless Wednesday #5

On July 28, 2010, Posted by , In Life,Photography,Projects, By ,,,, , With No Comments

The 5th Belongs to Calvin: When the Bough Breaks

On December 6, 2009, a friend of ours, Abe took pictures of me, Louie, Calvin, and Rainbow (though he didn’t know I was pregnant with Rainbow when he took them) for a digital photography class project. He wanted to share our story. After some apprehension of being made vulnerable, Louie…

The 5th Belongs to Calvin: Phoenix Fire

Halloween This year, I was determined to carve a pumpkin, because I’ve never done it before, and I wanted to do so for Calvin and for me. Maybe I tried it once a long time ago, but that memory is very vague. After checking Walgreens (because it was nearby), going…