Protecting Your Heart with Family and Friends

Welcome to the first post in my new Taking Flight series! This is one I’m also sharing in the UPLIFT event on facebook, offering encouragement, inspiration, and healing for the holidays. The timing of this post is no coincidence. As we in the United States are nearing our annual Thanksgiving celebration, it is also a season when some of us are feeling anxious about spending time with extended … Continue reading Protecting Your Heart with Family and Friends

The hard work of healing

I have another blog about baby loss. On it, I write about life after our loss, the emotions surrounding the pain of losing our twin daughters, and the memorial artwork I create for people who have also lost their little ones. Our identical twins, Fiona and Brigid, died from complications due to something called Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome, almost five years ago now. The … Continue reading The hard work of healing

Bread baking

As part of our “Adult Skills” lessons for homeschool, we have baked a few things together, including loaves of basic bread adapted from this recipe.  I intend to teach them to master some baking recipes, as well as cooking a few basic meals, laundry, cleaning, knitting, ironing, sewing, and balancing a checkbook – all as part of life skills that they will need as they grow. … Continue reading Bread baking