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Light in the Darkness of Infertility: First Coast DIY Walk of Hope

Infertility is a grief that can be overwhelmingly painful and isolating. While all around you friends and family are celebrating with baby showers and bump announcements, the frustration and loneliness on the path to having a family can be heartbreaking. I know. I’ve been there. One in eight couples experience infertility, yet each journey is […]


To This Mama, SIDS is Terrifying

When I was in high school, college, maybe even beyond–I wasn’t sure I’d ever want to be married or have children. I had big, fancy, career-driven plans and I viewed anything and everyone that could possibly hinder them with suspicion. Fast forward enough years that I don’t want to actually tell anyone how many–and here I […]


My Family Journey: Coming Through Infertility

One Sunday three years ago I watched my husband carry pieces of my daughter’s crib to the end of our driveway for the trash crew. Months before, we had moved Mattie into a “big girl” bed. The crib had been recalled because it had a dropside, and there was no fix for it. The recall […]