Tag Archive: child

Losing Empathy

After a week of being sick, with what I would describe as shards of glass and tiny knives stuck in my tonsils, I informed my family that we would all be going to the clinic. None of us were getting any better and I was tired of drinking tea and eating soup. I missed tasting…

Up You Grow

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Embracing Growth

  I watch my daughter run for her dad, shrieks of delight echoing through the house as her little legs carry her as fast as she can make them go. My mind flashes back to when she couldn’t run, hadn’t learned to walk, to when she was a tiny bundle wrapped up against my chest….

The Sweetness of Silence

Today I am fortunate to have Robin from Farewell Stranger guest posting. Robin was one of the first bloggers I connected with when I began writing and she has inspired me, encouraged me to find my voice, and is one of the first people I go to when I need a PPD friend. Her blog…

Protect Me

Home. The destination I aim for everyday after work. My family inside awaiting my arrival, planning dinner, their voices echoing off of the kitchen walls, and baby squeals travelling to meet me at the door. A sweet welcome. Until I see the mark. The dental records from another chid left in my baby’s arm. I…

Day 64

This place? It sucks. They told me I would only have to be here for 30 days. I’ve been here for 63. I do what they tell me because I want to leave. Wake up on time, shower in a bathroom that I share with people I barely know or trust, and eat breakfast. Food…