Our story in the New York Times Jill has been documenting our story since December – with the intention to promote the piece to as many media outlets as possible in hopes of grabbing the attention of some heavy-hitting names. Well, she succeeded! The New York Times scooped up our photo-story and announced the exciting…… Continue reading It’s time – We’re in the New York Times!
Oh man. When I think about all the good stuff I have to write about, I smile. Life is so amazing right now! We are so happy and so grateful, and I’m finding my rhythm in being a new mom and balancing my old routines and new ones. Here’s what to expect in my upcoming…… Continue reading Coming Soon
Here are some things I still need help with/contacts for. If you have any info or ideas of who I could contact (6 degrees of separation, people!) please email me – Jamie@RobertWilliamFoundation.org Thanks in advance 🙂 Website Design (custom/professional for both RWF & my blog) Literary Agent (for my book – I have some leads…… Continue reading Putting it out there, universe.
Lately I’ve been getting a lot of emails, to the foundation, regarding help with IVF. Lots of heartbreaking and unfair stories about infertility and lost hope; it some times keeps me up at night. Even once the government approves our application to be non-profit, we can’t feasibly help everyone, and that kills me. I read…… Continue reading It will all make sense, one day.
28 – This one’s gonna be great! I’m not one to have ever hated getting older, but I’m especially excited that this birthday marks the age I’ll be when my baby Liam is born. Having a birthday in January means that I get a fresh start at the beginning of the year, every year. A…… Continue reading #28
Pray without ceasing. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Not one night goes by that I don’t, my angel. A year ago today we held a memorial at our church for Robert William. We had him cremated, a choice we made while in the hospital thanks to quick thinking on my Mom’s part to ask the doctors where…… Continue reading Peace & Answered Prayers
2012 was a year of grief and sadness; but also, a year of renewal and rebirth. Our loss happened so late in 2011 that it’s hard sometimes to remember it wasn’t this year. However, I certainly did all of my grieving and healing in 2012. On new years eve 2011, I was so sad to…… Continue reading 2013: Yes, please!
This weekend has been a whirlwind of emotions, to say the very least. On Saturday, December 15th, the culmination of the last three years of my life finally came: my graduation. It was a day I’ve been looking forward to for years, but especially this year. At times, I wondered if I could do it…… Continue reading Graduation Surprise 12/15/12
The following blog revolves around the day that we lost our son, Robert William. It is filled with raw, emotional recollections and probably not easy to read; but this is real and from my heart. These are the details of what happened on the day that forever redefined who I am. 10:45am. 12.14.11 I remember…… Continue reading One
I texted Kristen about a week ago to ask her how she felt about having a photographer in the room during Liam’s birth. I saw a collection of photos from another bio/surro birth shoot and I was in tears. I have to have those precious, priceless memories. I didn’t know that Kristen had already partnered…… Continue reading A Living Scrapbook