Author Archives: Finding Hope

About Finding Hope

Had a miscarriage in May 2014. Ended up having a D&C on Mother's Day 2014. Gave birth to an amazing little girl in June 2015. This blog helps deal with the grief of the first child and worries of motherhood and any future pregnancies.

Good things come to those who wait…

We’re building a house. We signed the contract last March and we still don’t have drywall. It’s possibly one of the slowest builds ever in a state that you can build year round. The builder absolutely sucks at communication and … Continue reading

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Potty training…

In the midst of all my marital drama, I wanted to take a moment and share a random parenting blog as that’s what this had turned into after the miscarriage for the most part. The other day, I realized we … Continue reading

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Splashing in puddles.

It was a rainy day here today. The oldest kept begging to go out and splash in puddles. We took turns taking her as we were trying to keep the little one inside. Seeing the joy of a child in … Continue reading

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Breaking point.

I’m struggling and the lack of sleep isn’t helping. Lately little guy has been getting up four to five times a night most nights. They are normally stacked so you’re almost asleep and then he’s up again. Coffee has been … Continue reading

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I need to do better…

Tonight as we were walking home from seeing Christmas lights, our oldest asked what kind of lights we had growing up. As conversations with kids often get off topic quickly, we ended up talking about how Daddy’s parents are divorced. … Continue reading

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The good moments…

I’m blessed to have kids that were planned two years apart. We knew going into it, it would be crazy. There’s lots of crying. There’s lots of fighting over the same toys. There’s lots of sleepless nights. But sometimes fairly … Continue reading

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Dear husband…

Dear Husband, We’re struggling. We used to talk more before we had kids. We used to have time for us. You used to care when I started to cry instead of just ignoring me or having a look on your … Continue reading

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