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I'm Having a Son

A lot has happened since the last time I posted. I’ve been wanting to write but just don’t have the time, or I still have a block about writing from when someone read my diary back when I was fifteen. 340 more words


March of Dimes' March for Babies

Last weekend we walked and remembered Jake, Sawyer and all the other babies who were not there to march with us.  In the 1950’s the March of Dimes helped to fund the cure for polio – which led to the effective end of the disease.  52 more words

New Normal

March of Dimes

I was a bit nervous as I approached the park. Chris was called into work last minute on a Sunday, so it was just me and Muppet. 427 more words

One More Reason

My beautiful niece-in-law (that is a thing, right?) sent me a message the other day which cut me to the core. Her friend had just had a baby boy at 24 weeks gestation. 438 more words


Five Inspirational Books That I Love

This week, one of Mama’s Losin’ It’s writing prompts is “book review”. Also, a few days ago, the Blog Everyday in May prompt was “five books I love”. 634 more words


Happy Mother's Day to My Son

Dearest Little Man,

Today I am wishing you a happy Mother’s Day because your being in my life has made me a mother. Because of you, I have entered into the sisterhood that comes from raising a child, no matter how the child comes into your life. 1,253 more words

The Voyage


I had my first child when I was 19.  I have never been so scared as the day I had to let my parents know they would be grandparents.   899 more words