• Give Me Children or Give Me Death

    August 26, 2013

    Over the past week depression has started attempting to creep back into my life. The challenge of being a single father with a work from home job has started to once again feel overwhelming. As I work to break out of what could be a very dangerous cycle two thoughts keep popping up that I…

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  • Living With Faith After Loss

    August 23, 2013

    I grew up in church.  Preacher’s daughter.  Yep.  Preacher’s daughter.  I grew up singing about Jesus and going to church more than anywhere else.  This was all I knew.  Faith. Faith was the foundation of our home. Our family, no strangers to tragedy.  My father, at the age of 46, had a massive stroke paralyzing…

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  • The Void

    August 23, 2013

    Guest post by Chirleen Evans It’s easy for people who have never experienced the loss of an infant to think there is nothing to grieve since we never had the baby physically in our lives. A lot of people don’t understand that I am grieving just as much as if I had lost a child who…

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  • Unbroken

    August 22, 2013

    Guest post by Anne LeClaire On March 5th, 2012, I gave birth to a tiny baby we named Faith. I was 21 weeks pregnant, but they tell me she passed away weeks earlier. We held her, loved her, and mourned. Friends and family were overwhelming supporters, coming  out of the woodwork with positive thoughts, prayers, and…

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  • An Infertile Woman Stuck in Pregnant Woman’s Body

    August 22, 2013

    After so many years of trying and treating infertility, I finally made it to the other side. Although I longed for this moment for so many years, passing through the door that separates the world of infertility from the world pregnancy is a jarring experience. I feel like an infertile woman stuck in a pregnant…

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  • 20 lessons loss has taught me about motherhood, love, and life

    August 21, 2013

    1. Be grateful for this moment. Because everything can change in an instant. 2. The art of patience and standing still while still standing. 3. It’s ok to cry. Lakes, rivers, oceans…let the tears flow. 4. Time will heal, but the scars will always remain. 5. The magnetism of true friendship… 6. …And learning the…

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  • Society vs. Baby Loss

    August 21, 2013

    Guest post by Annie Vorys Recently, I read an article berating actress Hilary Duff for being in public sporting postpartum baby-weight a mere three months after giving birth.  At first, I just looked down at my postpartum figure and sighed.  She looked better than I do, and I lost my son almost five months ago.…

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