• Pennies For Preemies

    October 27, 2014

    Two years ago, on June 12, 2012, I started something near and dear to my heart. The idea just came, so simple and easy- and I ran with it. I started my charity, Pennies For Preemies. As you may know, I was born at 25 weeks gestation in 1992. I was 1 lb. and 12…

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  • October- How Can I Help?

    October 10, 2014

    It’s October. For many people this brings about many emotions, many feelings. A feeling of isolation for some and the sense of community brought together by loss for others. We all know it’s pregnancy and infant loss awareness month. October 15th is a day dedicated to remembering all of the babies gone too soon. Often…

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  • But Please, Just Tell Me

    August 4, 2014

    (Writers note: My article this month focuses on grief in general rather than child loss or infertility specifically. Talking about dying and death is very much a personal choice regarding to whom you share this information with, so your choice is yours and is right within you.) “This hurts, it really does. Just tell me.…

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  • This is Me

    July 7, 2014

    Thanatology: The description or study of death and dying and the psychological mechanisms of dealing with them. I am currently studying thanatology, with the desire to be a grief and bereavement counselor.  I¹m only 22, and one might ask why I¹d be interested in such a heavy topic.  Or what I might even be able…

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