I wouldn’t say I’m a dog lover, exactly, though I’ve always preferred dogs to cats.  I am a dog liker. They’re nice and all, but for the most part, I don’t go out of my way for them. Meet Blarney, our goldendoodle, whose fifth birthday is today. If you’ve read some of our story, then you know that we had twin daughters who died five years ago. … Continue reading Blarney

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