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Heather M.

Carter was born on March 27, 2009. We were surprised to learn that he had a cleft lip/palate and was missing his right outer ear. Our little guy was whisked away to the NICU with breathing difficulties. A few days later he was transferred to the children's hospital which is one hour away. He spent... Full Bio
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My Words Will Be Your Light - To Carry You To Me by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Dear Carter, It's been a LONG time since I wrote you a letter. Since July I see.  Probably too long, but I have a feeling that you hear me talking to you ALL.THE.TIME, so ... Read on »
What's Been Goin' On?! by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Well, obviously I've neglected your blog ONCE AGAIN.  I'm not even going to make any promises to keep up on it because I'm just so dang busy that I KNOW I won't be able to k ... Read on »
Your Fourth Birthday by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Dear Carter, It was brought to my attention recently that I haven't blogged in a long time.  As in a REALLY long time.  Once again, I've gotten all caught up in the day t ... Read on »
End Up Here? by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Dear Carter, When I was a kid, I used to play in this Watermelon field that was right down the street from my house.  We used to have all kinds of fun in that field. We w ... Read on »
Let It Snow by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Dear Carter, It snowed here like crazy last week. So much so that school got cancelled. I must admit that I was secretly crossing my fingers and hoping they would cance ... Read on »
The Little Things by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Sometimes it's the little things that can just tear my heart out. Jovie brought home a paper from school today that asked if there were any siblings who needed to sign up ... Read on »
Hard Goodbyes by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Dear Carter, Today brought one of those tough goodbyes that we knew would be coming... I just didn't think it would be today. We said goodbye to our sweet little Dachs ... Read on »
Seven, really?? by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Dear Carter, I can't believe we are a week into January already. I've been keeping with all of my little projects, and it's been good for me. I really feel like I am o ... Read on »
A World Of Barbie by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Dear Carter, Today was another freezing cold day which made it the perfect opportunity to snuggle up with your big sis and watch a Barbie movie. The thing about Barbie ... Read on »
Techno Freaks! by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Dear Carter Jay, I'm cracking up over this picture I took at dinner time today.  Do you think our family likes technology a bit much?  Trust me when I say that this is no ... Read on »
My Orchid by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Dear Carter, I have this thing where I really like to buy plants at the end of the season when they are 80% off, and they look so sickly that you just aren't sure if they ... Read on »
My Fortune by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Dear Carter, The new year is under way now, and I can't help but think that the fortune I got in my cookie yesterday was no accident. It's true that life has a l ... Read on »
Goodbye 2012 by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Dear Carter Jay, This year treated our family pretty good.  The only thing that would have made it better is if you could have been here with us, but since that can ... Read on »
Resolutions by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Dear Carter, Well, it's that time again. The time to start another year learning how to be a mommy to a baby up in Heaven.  I feel as though I've made a LOT of ... Read on »
The Festival Of Trees - The True Spirit Of Christmas by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Dear Carter, Have I mentioned to you how much I LOVE the Festival Of Trees?!?  I feel as though it happened so, SO long ago, yet it's been less than a month.  This ye ... Read on »
My Club by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Dear Baby Boy, Today was one of those days that stirred up some feelings that are kind of hard to describe. I realized that I'm part of an exclusive club, he ... Read on »
Your Big Brother by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Dear Carter, Mikey and I have this thing where we lay in his bed at night, and he reads to me.  A couple of months ago, in the middle of a Magic Treehouse book, he turned ... Read on »
Your Girl! by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health  And of course since we only had a short time with this tree, we took a LOT of pictures to remember it.  I can't believe how big she is getting.  We even took an ... Read on »
Three Little Birds by Heather M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health              Last summer, we were surprised to find a couple of very odd birds hanging out right by our driveway.  Every time somebody would walk by them on the sidewalk ... Read on »