I Learned how to Heart Mom from My Mom

I’ve always had an insatiable desire to know why. It defines me. Except the one time it doesn’t. I’ve never wondered why my youngest was born with congenital heart defects. I have sobbed and plead with God for her safety. But, despite my inquisitive disposition, never asked Him why. Never yelled or screamed or kicked against Him. It may seem out of character unless you know my mom.

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Relationships: the Bad Day

Years ago, grandma found my niece (at age 4) sitting alone on the porch. She looked sad. When grandma asked if she was OK, she answered, “Grandma, do you ever just have a bad day?”

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Kitchen Scale [For Diapers]

Simply put, a $20 scale helps me keep my heart baby at home when she would otherwise have ended up in the ER.

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Every Heart has a Story…

TweetI’m always on the lookout for heart baby blogs.  I like to know what to expect.  I like to find hope in the miracles of others.  My own heart baby already had the glen surgery and will need the fontan surgery in a few years.  Today I was looking at blogs that mentioned “fontan”.  I found myself reading Half a Heart, Full of Life. The first post was a linky entry linking back to one of my favorite heart mom blogs ever!! Stef of When Life Hands you  a Broken…

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