• StoryCorps and Stillbirth–Your Story Matters

    August 22, 2016

    Stories matter. Your story, and your child’s story, may not resonate with everyone, but it might contain in it an element that makes someone else feel less alone or less crazy, it might nudge someone to help a friend they’d overlooked before. About a year ago, my wife and I had a unique chance to share with…

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  • On Those Forgotten on Father’s Day

    June 19, 2016

    Father’s Day. It’s usually a day when dads can relax, laying down their burden for a moment. For those of us who have lost a child, though, it’s a day when we pick up a burden we tend to ignore throughout the year. You see, it’s a day when you pretty much can’t help but…

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  • Still Listening: When A Heart Breaks

    April 3, 2016

    Who here hasn’t experienced that empty feeling of loss in our chest, or felt like our hearts are forever broken? Today’s featured Still Listening song is “When A Heart Breaks” by Ben Rector, which acknowledges those feelings, and reminds us that we’re not alone. Do you have a special song that speaks to you or reminds…

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  • Still Listening: My Name

    March 27, 2016

    Today’s featured Still Listening song is “My Name” by George Canyon. This moving song and music video will speak to many parents who have experienced a loss, but perhaps especially anyone out there who has dealt with miscarriage and stillbirth. “This love is my only emotion, haven’t learned any fear, any pain…..I never got to…

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  • Still Listening: I Want You Here

    March 20, 2016

    Today’s featured Still Listening song is “I Want You Here” by Plumb. A frequently suggested song, the passionate pleading and pain-lined lyrics will resonate with many parents. “An ache, so deep / that I, can hardly breathe. / This pain, can’t be imagined. / Will it ever heal?” Mention your special song in the comments, and remember…

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  • Still Listening: I Will Carry You

    March 5, 2016

    Today’s featured Still Listening song is “I Will Carry You” by Selah. One of our most-suggested songs, the lyrics will likely speak to many mothers out there. “There were photographs I wanted to take / things I wanted to show you, / sing sweet lullabies, wipe your teary eyes, / who could love you like…

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  • Still Listening: Chase

    February 27, 2016

    Today’s featured Still Listening song is “Chase” by Tedashii (ft. Tim Halperin). A spiritual, spoken-word song about the pain of losing a loved one, its touching lyrics include: “When I first held you I cried. / If I would have known a year later I wouldn’t have you in this life / I would’ve never let you…

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