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Jaclyn M
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What is he thinking?
I often wonder. What does he think when he looks down on me from Heaven? I know he sees me crying. I know he sees the way my eyes fill with sadness at every single fun event because he is not here to share it with us. I know he sees the love I have for him....
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I remember
I remember seeing this picture of you. I remember knowing that you were meant to be my son. I had stopped following all adoption blogs and deleted most of my adoption friends because I just knew that we were not going to be able to adopt. I couldn't stop fo...
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Pain....
I carry a pain with me each and every day that nobody can truly understand. To be honest, I do not understand it myself. Some days, I feel happy, motivated and capable. Other days I feel empty, lost and defeated. I will probably never know in this life why ...
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A letter to my children
Dear Children, I hope I am teaching you to be selfless, responisble, respectful, and honest individuals. I hope I teach you to be a leader, but not the type of leader who puts themself ahead of others. I hope I teach you to serve others. I hope I teach you ...
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How do we teach our children the principles of Liberty and Patriotism in the home?
Hello Brothers and Sisters. For those who do not know me (which is just about every one of you) I am Jaclyn Mitchell. We moved into the ward 2 weeks ago. My husband Kevin and I have been married for 14 years and have known each other for 20 years. We have 5...
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Acceptance
It seems that often times in life we are faced with trials that we just do not understand. The loss of Adam is right at the top of my list of hardest trials. I experienced a huge range of emotion with Anger rating highest on that list. While I had always kn...
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Matthias' kinda first word
Matthas has been doing surprisingly well since they activated his cochlear implants. He is currently on his 5th map (program). We will go in on Monday to add 2-3 more. Here are some videos from when he heard the first time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d...
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How does a Cochlear implant work?
Since Matthias' C.I. (Cochlear implant) surgery last week, I realized that many people actually have no idea what a cochlear implant does.  The first step in getting a cochlear implant is surgery. Basically, during the surgery, a device is place under the s...
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What is it like to lose a child?
I pray that most of you reading this do not comprehend the pain of losing a child.  Whether you held that child for one day, one year, or even one decade, the pain is unimaginable. None of us will truly understand the pain of another..... even if we have be...
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His Last Day
I remember the last day I had with my son like it was yesterday even though it has been an agonizing 3 months. I started sleeping downstairs on the couch right next to him, or holding him..... However he was most comfortable, a couple weeks before. I had sp...
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