Why am I so quick to forget? To forget the lessons you taught me. I'm so sorry. As I stood in the shower filled with anxiety over something that has proven to be a common trigger for me, I felt like I had been hit on the head with my cast iron skillet. It's as … Continue reading Not in vain
Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep Video
On September 28th, I was given the opportunity to share Joshua's story at the Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep Remembrance Walk. I was excited to be able to not only share Joshua's life and legacy alongside my dear friend Heidi's story, but also to offer hope to hurting parents.
I wasn’t born this way.
I was born a very timid child. Laid back and flexible were my adjectives. Headstrong and stubborn weren't my defining characteristics. I was and still am a natural born rule follower. The kid who always did their homework even when the rest of the class didn't. The one whose guilt would eat me alive and … Continue reading I wasn’t born this way.
To you, the dreamers.
Just recently, I saw the movie "The Greatest Showman". The music was inspiring and I left the theater feeling like a dreamer again. Ever since I was little, I've wanted to change the world, to travel as much as possible and to help those in great need. I've always been a dreamer. I wanted to … Continue reading To you, the dreamers.
The Fire Inside
After you go through suffering, really any type of significant suffering, I think all of us just want to know that what we've been through matters. That every tear we've cried and every ache in our heart, won't be in vain. That the death of our loved one wasn't for nothing, that something good or … Continue reading The Fire Inside