Don't Forget Dads

When I saw this rainbow dad tee, created by Bryn Huntpalmer, I knew I needed to get it for my husband. This shirt brought up emotions in me that I didn't even realize I had. It started up a dialogue between my husband and I that we hadn't ever had. When sharing these thoughts with Bryn, creator of The Birth Hour, she asked if I wanted to bring a post for her.  Click here to read my guest post on The Birth Hour.  

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I Will Carry You

It was March 11th, my husband's 26th birthday. We were living in Portland, OR at the time and expecting our second child. I was 10 weeks pregnant and had my first ultrasound scheduled for that morning. Within 10 seconds of the ultrasound starting I just knew. The tech had this look on her face that I will never forget. She looked so hard at the screen. Her lips were pursed and her eyes were slightly squinted. I braced myself for the words I knew the tech was about to say. She turned the screen towards me and said the words no one wants to hear "I'm sorry, but it looks like there is no heartbeat". My world instantly shattered. I felt as though my...

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