I’m writing a book. Whew. It takes a whole lot of courage to admit that I’m working on this project. Maybe I’m scared of it not happening? Or maybe I’m overwhelmed by enthusiasm? Maybe I still think it’s silly and trivial? I’m about halfway done with the first draft and 120-something pages in, so I … Continue reading a book!
I am often asked how someone can be of support to others in their grief. Here are some simple, straightforward and practical ways you can show your love. -Your willingness to be loving, kind, supportive, and present goes a really long way. Reaching out and showing love means so much. Your thoughts and prayers (even … Continue reading helping someone through grief
Two years ago I had a baby. It was a Friday night when she slipped into the world. It was a Sunday morning when she slipped away. 9 days we had with her, that sweet girl. Before I rush to the end, there was so much beauty between. The night she was born was a … Continue reading winnie’s birth
I recently made a special little book for 11 month old Coralie. It's so important to me that she grow up knowing about her big brother and sister, and this seemed like the perfect way to share them. I wrote lots of social stories (short books) for my students when I was teaching Early Childhood … Continue reading Remember a Sibling in Heaven with a Mini-Book
Come visit our newly updated blog at samandrachelgeorge.com. Over time, CliveWins.com didn’t fit our blog name any more. Clive did win by going to heaven. But what about Winnie’s story? And what about adoption, and parenting, and everything else as we continue on in this journey of life. We have more to share. We never … Continue reading Revamped blog
It's Mother's Day 2018, and I'm thinking of the past few mother's days:One waiting for pregnancy.One grieving a baby lost in miscarriage.One in the NICU with Clive.One grieving Clive and growing Winnie.One grieving Clive and Winnie and awaiting adoption.And this one, missing Clive and Winnie deeply, holding Coralie, and thinking of my unique version of … Continue reading motherhood and mother’s day
Hello, I’m back after quite a long hiatus! We have exciting news to share that we have a sweet baby girl named Coralie in our home. Coralie Marie George joined us on July 20, 2017. We’re in love. She’s so sweet, and huggable, and kissable. And we got to take her HOME! She’s now four months … Continue reading meet Coralie!