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.

Remember this moment.

His little arms wrapped around me. The soft breathing of his chest. The way his chin rests so perfectly on my shoulder. How his head leans against mine. How his body snuggles up right next to me. Clean baby smell. … Continue reading

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Paid Leave…

As the end of my maternity leave nears, I’m becoming angry. Not at the adorable little guy I’ve gotten the opportunity to spend the last 16 weeks with, but at the country I live in. I’ve taken 16 weeks of … Continue reading

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Struggles…

Time is flying with kiddo #2.  We’re in the process of lots of changes around our home and time is just flying. I’m struggling as I’m getting near the end of my maternity leave. I go back to work next … Continue reading

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Parenting two…

I’m not gonna lie – this is tougher than I thought it would be.  My first born daughter was really easy. She had the occasional tantrum but overall she was REALLY easy. There were trying moments, but we were well … Continue reading

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Birth Story 2.0

Now that little dude is over two months old and currently napping in his crib, I have a moment to write his birth story. This pregnancy was an eventful one. I had my subchoronic hematoma which resolved by 15 weeks … Continue reading

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Two.

Two. It’s a very simple number, yet for me it has so many meanings. It is: The number of times I thought I was miscarrying (one I did, the second pregnancy is still holding on) The number of children I … Continue reading

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Motherhood, while full of awesome and incredible moments, is also full of times of overwhelm, loss, confusion, and moments where one simply feels like they’re just not cut out for this journey. – findingjoy.net

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