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.

Goodbye.

Hello. I’ve been toying with writing more on this blog but it really has just turned into me complaining about my life and marriage and that’s not what it’s intention is. Family drama is still there. Marriage troubles are still … 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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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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I failed….

Last night I was done. I was nursing my 17 month old to sleep and I was touched out. I had two little kids hanging on me most of yesterday. Touching me, squeezing me, wanting me, and a husband who … Continue reading

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Tantrums…

We’ve reached threenager status. Our three year old has embraced it. She’s an expert tantrum thrower. Wrong color cup? Tantrum. Wrong shoes? Tantrum. Doesn’t listen? Tantrum. We’ve been working on talking about our feelings and finding ways to calm down. … Continue reading

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My favorite what if

I’m feeling reflective today. October is pregnancy and infant loss awareness month. Four years ago, we had a miscarriage. I know that baby for whatever reason wasn’t meant to be. I am blessed with two amazing, spunky, strong willed, challenging, … Continue reading

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