black angel moms, Trauma of it all, Trying to figure this all out, TTC (trying to conceive)

On Creating Families

Let's face it, the road to parenthood isn't always paved in gold and lined with roses. If you've found my blog you're either a person who has been trying to conceive & lost a baby, has children and lost a child somewhere along the way or are supporting someone in either of the situations mentioned… Continue reading On Creating Families

black angel moms, grief & loss, Trying to figure this all out

Walking Forward, Backwards…

Have you ever wondered just what in the hell was happening in your life? Like seriously, what in the world is going on with this thing?! Sometimes, it seems like things are going just as you’d like them too. Other times, it seems like somebody is playing a cruel joke on you and you’re left… Continue reading Walking Forward, Backwards…

7 Gems - You're Welcome, Uncategorized

7 Love Day Tasks You Should Do Today!

Betcha thought I was talking about what you could do for someone else. NOPE! This is about Y-O-U! SOOOOO…. It’s Valentine’s Day! The one day a year where folx act like flowers, candy, dinner and sex are requirements and every other day it’s back to normal. Don’t subscribe to that mess btw. If you love… Continue reading 7 Love Day Tasks You Should Do Today!

7 Gems - You're Welcome, black angel moms, Laugh through the pain

Why You Should See a Therapist

So I know some people think therapy is BS and question why you should pay someone to complain about your problems when you can do that for free with your friends. Welp, I’m here to tell you that THE RIGHT therapist can be a godsend and can really help to get you all the way… Continue reading Why You Should See a Therapist

grief & loss, Trauma of it all, TTC (trying to conceive)

Facing Fears

Sometimes it's really hard to be vulnerable. It's difficult to share your deepest darkest fears with someone else and allow them to see the cracks in the facade you maintain everyday.  We all wear masks to an extent. We put our face on to go and deal with the world, handle our business and keep… Continue reading Facing Fears

7 Gems - You're Welcome, grief & loss, Trauma of it all, TTC (trying to conceive)

The Body Remembers: Clearing What We Hold

I helped to co-facilitate an amazing event this weekend. It’s a yearly get together for centering, validating and healing which has proven to be one of the things I look forward to most despite my grumbling about being outside in cold weather. So many gems were freely given and received during the day-long event but… Continue reading The Body Remembers: Clearing What We Hold

7 Gems - You're Welcome, black angel moms, Uncategorized

7 Times You Just KNOW You’d be a Better Momma

So…. this list is kind of in jest but kinda not. I’ll preface by saying that none of these things are indicative of someone’s actual parenting ability all the time and we (I) should probably stop judging but… it is what it is and I am judging. I think experiencing perinatal loss makes you keenly… Continue reading 7 Times You Just KNOW You’d be a Better Momma

black angel moms, grief & loss, Poetry, Uncategorized

A Different Kind of Mother

I'm a different kinda mother The kind who most people overlook The kind who will never get to see her babies looking back at her The kind who never got to feel her growing body house her precious gifts til ready for the world.   I'm a different kinda mother. The kind who had to… Continue reading A Different Kind of Mother

black angel moms, grief & loss, Trauma of it all, Uncategorized

The Struggle is Real

On a late night (meaning early evening but for me, it was late to be running the streets) run for snacks & t-shirts, the wife and I ended up at Kohl’s.  I personally find this store hit or miss but occasionally I find some gems that I can rock with.  There were these cute (looking)… Continue reading The Struggle is Real

7 Gems - You're Welcome, Laugh through the pain, Trauma of it all, Uncategorized

7 Times You Give Zero F*cks…

Here are 7 times you give zero f*cks.... after perinatal loss... When there’s a party in the community   We lost our twins shortly before Pride here in Philly. I believe the parade and such happened on 6/12 and I gave birth to Jora & Aviva on 6/7/17.  Someone visited us and asked whether we… Continue reading 7 Times You Give Zero F*cks…