April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself

Social media

When social networking support goes wrong

On a recent weekend afternoon while Cecilia was napping and Elliot was coloring, I searched for a new Facebook support group to join. I found one called “Parents Who Love Coloring.” I was planning to sit down and color with Elliot, so I thought, This could be a good choice for me. I clicked “Join” and […]

The honor of ‘Me too’

Tuesday was National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. And since 1988, the whole month of October has been considered Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. As many of you know, this is a subject very close to my heart. Recent reports indicate one in four women has suffered a miscarriage, stillbirth or death of […]

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End-of-pregnancy waiting

Tomorrow is my due date. There were a few days a couple weeks back when I thought I might not make it to April 13. Always in the back of my mind, though, was the reminder that Elliot was born 10 days after his due date. Obviously, having early babies is not my thing. When […]

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Facebook fast

About a year ago, I gave up Facebook for one week. At that time, I admired the sacrifice of one of my Facebook friends who gave up Mark Zuckerberg’s baby for Lent. I wished I could do so, but I was not strong enough. This year, when Lent rolled around, I knew the time had […]

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