• Want Some “Still Standing” Business Cards?

    July 4, 2016

    A few days ago we posted on Facebook about giving away a few sets of business cards to the first five people who commented (emails coming soon, we promise!). However since there were just SO many good ideas and great ways to spread the word about SS Magazine, we have had an anonymous donor come…

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  • Exhale Literary Magazine – a sister magazine

    June 16, 2016

    Dear Writers, Readers, Poets and Artists, For the last year and a half I have been the Editor of Exhale Literary Magazine, an online magazine devoted to providing a space of creative expression for and by those in the adoption, loss, and infertility community. If you are already a reader of Exhale, you may have…

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  • Breaking Down the Taboo… one story at a time.

    June 2, 2016

    In the two weeks this magazine has been live, it has been bittersweet to watch this dream unfold. The support in the comments for each writer has been a beautiful thing to witness. There is something to be said about the bond the loss of a child can bring, and the road of infertility as…

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  • I Miss You

    June 7, 2014

    My sweet Brigid, This month it will be three years since you left us. Three years.  How did that happen? It seems like it was just yesterday. And yet, so many things are slipping from my memory. I can’t remember how tiny your body felt in my arms on those precious and rare days that…

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  • Nursing Care Notes

    Nurses grieve too

    November 4, 2013

    After the boys died, I ordered copies of my medical records. I’m not entirely sure why. Partly because I wanted to see for myself what mistakes might have been made. Partly because I had been given Ativan. My memory of their birth was rather hazy. And partly because this record was one of the few…

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