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I’m just a mom making my way, just that my way is a little different, and yet, very much the same.
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Hi, I’m Ellen
I’m just a mom making my way, but my way is a little different. And yet, very much the same. I have a 13-year-old daughter, Catherine, who was born at 25 weeks and weighed one pound, nine ounces. Despite a very severe brain bleed, she lived and inspires me every day with all she works so hard to do.
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Three Of Us Together
Today marks six months since Catherine died. As I tucked Sarah in last night, she said, “It’s gone so fast, Mom.” I agree. It feels like this hole in our lives just opened up a few days ago in our…
Juxtaposed. The Story Continues
Nurses came in to tell us they were going to need the room, so they were going to move us to another one where we could spend as much time with Catherine as we’d like. I remember thinking how nice…
April 5th marked four months since Catherine died. It was 121 days exactly. She spent exactly 121 days in the NICU after she was born. Anyone else find that interesting?
Listen for Singing
Years ago, when my parents got divorced, my Mom had me make something for her. She never told me why or gave me any backstory, and I never asked. She had an old piece of slate broken into approximately the…
The Scariest Moment of My Life – By: Sarah Moore
Sarah had to write a personal narrative at school. She’s in 5th grade and came home to tell me she had written about what happened the day Catherine died. The below is published with her permission and all my love….
In the ambulance, I kept kicking myself. Why didn’t I print her medical history last night? I was lazy. Serves me right. I had updated it. All the info was there – just for emergencies like this. But I didn’t…