Tag Archive: Infant Loss

Dani & Renato | Libertyville Maternity Photographer

/ / Last Fall, I had a truly humbling and inspiring privilege to be the photographer of a maternity shoot for a lovely mama-to-be who I have come to know, respect and befriend.… Continue reading

Be Still

/ / I’m sometimes amazed {maybe not as often as I should be} at how God works and gives us His word in His timing, at times he sees fit for us. Sometimes,… Continue reading

A Different Letter, One Year Earlier

/ / A couple of days ago, I wrote a letter to Anysia on her first birthday. It is the first I’ve ever written, but hopefully not the last. Today, I wanted to… Continue reading

One Year of Seeing Things

 / / As I wrapped up my freelance work tonight, I thought about the date {because I was trying to gauge how much time I have to finish what work I have left… Continue reading

The Dust of His Feet

/ / Some days, Mr. B and I talk about how we feel like there is a dark cloud over every part of life. From the very small… or over the smallness that… Continue reading

Gravity and The Worst Day of My Life – What I Remember Before I Forget

/ / grav•i•ty [grav-i-tee] 1. the force of attraction by which terrestrial bodies tend to fall toward the center of the earth. 2. heaviness or weight. 3. gravitation in general 4. acceleration of… Continue reading

Loss Upon Loss

/ / I have to preface that this is not complaint. It’s only what is on my heart… what I’m working through at this point in the road of loss I’ve been on. Things… Continue reading

24/52 and Six Months In

“A portrait {or four} of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—In the kitchen, enjoying some time in his favorite “spinny” chair, whilst reading his Thomas the Train… Continue reading

This Day, That Other Day and a Few Things More on Motherhood

/ / This day… picked up from what I wrote about my Mother’s Day on my facebook timeline tonight… . . I thought it would be really difficult. And at one point it was…… Continue reading

Tulips for Mother’s Day Weekend

/ / Because of a weekend filled with lots of outdoor work and preparing for new flooring inside… and Mother’s Day excursions tomorrow… I’m simply picking up and pasting two posts that I… Continue reading

On Trees and the Difference a Year Can Make / / What I Remember, Before I Forget

/ / I should be in bed right now, getting well-rested for the play date Izzy and I have in the morning with two of our favorite people. But I really wanted to… Continue reading

Three on Monday That Were Intended for Sunday…

/ / So I’ve got three posts today. I’ll explain… Since yesterday morning, I’ve had quite a lot mulling around in my mind. I’ve been writing and rewriting posts in my mind and… Continue reading

Between the Tallest and the Next

/ / Here I am, in the in-between. Several waves down, who knows how many more to go. Wednesday was the tallest one yet. I had to reach out to my counselor and… Continue reading

What I Remember, Before I Forget

/ / I’ve tried to sit down to write this post for several weeks, and never once did I even make it past the title. I knew, since the moment I thought of… Continue reading

It Can only Happen Once

/ / If it didn’t threaten to make me cry, I would probably laugh at the irony in the title of my post. Below is what my post would have read before I realized… Continue reading

Gardens, Good Grief and Tattoos

/ / This single post should probably be three… Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. Instead, I’ll just sort of split it up into three sections in one, with groups of photos to… Continue reading

On Our Hearts

/ / I’ve debated whether or not to put this out there… these things we are learning about ourselves and others and grief, and how to navigate the delicate and intricate waters where… Continue reading

He Knows the Way

/ / Migration by The Innocence Mission {listen below} . My love will sail this ship through great storms and ice flows. He is not afraid as I am, he is not afraid.… Continue reading

Taking Stock

/ / Making… get-organized lists . Cooking… Izzy’s chicken fingers and carrots {can I get away with calling that cooking?} . Drinking… a cup of earl grey with cream . Reading… through the… Continue reading

Just a Couple of Things

/ / Okay… since grieving does not necessarily always have to equal sadness and sorrow, I thought I could use a little whimsy around here today, so I figured maybe others could too.… Continue reading

The Milk and the Love

/ / I just want someone to give this new-baby love to. I said it out loud again today. My heart’s been crying it out every day and minute since the first time… Continue reading

Waiting Room

/ / This hasn’t been one of my better days. I can’t even really say why. I could ramble on about some of the reasons. But I don’t feel like getting overly-specific. The… Continue reading

From Winter Comes Spring

/ / Surprised by joy—impatient as the Wind I turned to share the transport—Oh! with whom But Thee, deep buried in the silent tomb, That spot which no vicissitude can find? Love, faithful… Continue reading

This Gift of Time

/ / I wrote for the last time on my first photography blog today. Actually, it was in the wee hours last night when I couldn’t sleep. And more accurately, I should state that I… Continue reading