Tag: love

#ShowMeYourBrave: Life, Love, Loss

#ShowMeYourBrave: Life, Love, Loss

  The love of a pet is one thing, but I’ve never seen a connection like the one my friend..

#ShowMeYourBrave: From great sadness, strength.

#ShowMeYourBrave: From great sadness, strength.

It is stories like this one that make me feel so honoured to be able to share them. It is..

#ShowMeYourBrave: This Autism Mom’s Bravery is Inspiring

#ShowMeYourBrave: This Autism Mom’s Bravery is Inspiring

  Before I was a parent, I had no concept of how challenging a role it would be. Beyond the..

Sometimes, just being is hard

What’s going on, world? What are we doing here? Why are we so filled with hate and unhappiness, confusion and..

You’re the sing in my song

Today I held you in the pool, tightly against my body, memorizing the way the moment felt. I watched your..

“There is great magic in you”

When Story was four, we took her to Disney World. In response to my excitement over meeting some of the..

All the things I cannot remember

I don’t remember when my daughter rolled over for the first time, despite being so excited when she did it…

Don’t tell me what the poets are doing

It was 1998 and I was doing the last steps of a dance with someone I should never have invited..

I’ve eaten a dictionary’s worth of words

Before I was a parent, I’d see them struggling in malls with their cranky, annoying offspring and wonder why they..

A letter unsent

You told me you loved me over and over, and I believed you. Never for a moment did I doubt..