I have contributed to the Nashville Scene's Best of Nashville many times, as well as numerous special issues. It is always a pleasure to shed light on parts of Nashville that I love. However, my most meaningful and personal writing has been about my son, who passed away from a heart defect when he was 3 months old. These pieces ran as part of the Nashville Scene's award-winning Vodka Yonic column.
People survive losing two kids. I think about those parents often. And then I think about my son.
Learning and healing as a new mother after the death of my first child
On facing grief, and keeping someone we’ve lost close to us
My young son’s life in the NICU