• Interview with Kori, Founder of the Ramsey Keller Memorial

    August 2, 2016

    When and how was the Ramsey Keller Memorial started? RKM was started in December of 2011, just one month after losing our sweet girl. Basic funds came from memorial donations and then we hosted the 2nd Annual Ryan’s Run (named after our sweet nephew who died of SIDS in 2010). This fall, we will host…

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  • Interview with Dr. Joanne Cacciatore, Founder of the MISS Foundation

    August 2, 2016

    It was an honor to get the chance to speak with Dr. Joanne about the MISS Foundation and how it all got started. I hope you can get the chance to read her beautiful words and about the legacy her daughter left behind. It is truly incredible and inspiring. How did your idea for the…

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  • Safe Place

    July 27, 2016

    For a long time after our loss it felt cruel that the world continues to turn as if nothing at all happened. Death had swallowed up my life, my dreams, my hopes and even a lot of my faith. And yet the sun rose again the next morning, and everything just was. Our girl was dead.…

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  • Wanderlust & Grief

    July 13, 2016

    It’s different than wanting to travel for the mere sake of seeing the world, or experiencing cultures or checking off bullet points on bucket lists. When it comes to grief, there are usually two camps. And at different points in grief you might experience both spectrums. Those who want to get away from it all,…

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  • Pregnancy After Loss and The Loss of Innocence

    July 11, 2016

    I sat in a group at Haven of Hope a few Saturdays ago, surrounded by women who had mostly experienced recent losses. The rain was covering us in a soft roar against the windows on the third floor of this life-size doll house. We talked about our children, our families’ reactions and expectations, our faith…

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  • Memory Box Tutorial

    July 4, 2016

    What you need: – Gesso – Gel Medium (glossy works best) – Small Hand Towel – Paper Maiche Box – Paintbrush – Iridescent Acylic Medium (optional) – White Tissue Paper Step 1 Begin by ‘painting’ gesso over the box, and add small strips of the tissue paper to create texture, as seen below. Paint with…

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  • Finding Beauty

    June 18, 2016

    It’s hard to explain but after we lost Jenna the world became black and white. There was beautiful, and there was ugly. There were people that cared, and people that didn’t. There were places I could handle, and places to avoid. Things that mattered, and the dreams I no longer felt passionate about. There were…

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