Dads Hurt Too: Miscarriage Support

miscarriage

***Disclaimer: This is an account of a miscarriage we had back in April 2014. Thankfully, our Rebekah is growing, kicking, and developing just as she should at 8 months in the womb. Dedication: I would like to dedicate this post to Cadence, the child we lost early April 2014. Daddy will always love you, even though I never had the chance to meet you. I can’t wait to see you face to face in Heaven… My wife (who most of you know quite well by now) wrote an amazing post called “Breaking the Silence: Miscarriage Support”. This post takes you … Read more…

“Surrounding the Wounded” A Counselor’s Perspective on Grief and Loss

Surrounding the Wounded

Have you ever faced a personal struggle that opened your eyes to how many hurting people there are in the world? After our miscarriage, I felt overwhelmed. Not so much by my own pain, but by the pain of others. My heart broke in a whole new way for all the women that had to go through such an experience. It seemed like every day I met someone new who was either going through a miscarriage, or had gone through one recently. Friends were asking me to pray and talk to their friends that were going through miscarriages because they, … Read more…

Breaking the Silence: Miscarriage Support

***Disclaimer: This is an account of a miscarriage we had back in April 2014. Thankfully, our Rebekah is growing, kicking, and developing just as she should at 6 months in the womb.  Dedication: I would like to dedicate this post to Cadence, the child we lost early on in our pregnancy last April. I know we will meet you someday. I also want to dedicate it to every woman who has struggled through loss, specifically miscarriage. I want to break the silence. At the turn of the New Year, Mitch and I decided to start trying for a baby. It was … Read more…

Baby Clay Coming Soon to Our Engaged Home!

It is official. We are expecting our lil’ pumpkin in April! Our good friend Cherise graciously took our announcement pictures. We LOVE them! She is a very talented photographer. Fall is my favorite season and I am excited that we were able to incorporate a pumpkin. I am currently 16 weeks pregnant. Which is a relief in so many ways! For one thing, it means less nausea. For another, with each week that passes it feels more real. We waited longer than some people would have liked to announce our pregnancy, but after our miscarriage last April (where we, in … Read more…