• Finding Your Voice

    June 4, 2013

    source What happens when the fear creeps in? What happens when you feel the anxiety taking over? What happens when you have so much joy, you are afraid you aren’t allowed to grieve anymore? I am sure it is different for everyone, but for me, I lost my voice. Last September, less than two weeks…

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  • Pardon My Grief

    June 4, 2013

    I am sorry my grief inconveniences you. That you feel you need to treat me differently now that my daughter is dead. I am sorry it makes you uncomfortable to think about the possibility of the death of a child. Even speaking death’s name in the same sentence as your child might make you think…

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  • Raising Survivors

    June 3, 2013

    Guest Post Dani Zarbock Not one, not two, but three. Triplets. After the initial shock wore off my husband and I were so excited to be blessed with raising triplets. We made it to 31 weeks when a routine ultrasound found that one of my sweet identical girls no longer had a heartbeat. We were, are…

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  • My Heart Breaks

    June 3, 2013

    Some days it doesn’t just break, it shatters, but most the time it breaks daily. My heart breaks today for the Mama of “OL” who should be graduating from Kindy this year. It shattered on May 9th when I lost a baby I didn’t even know I was carrying until it was too late.  Not…

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  • 13 Ways to Honor Your Child’s Memory Online

    May 31, 2013

    We have a lot of newly bereaved moms and dads that find their way to us everyday, and I hope this list will be a comforting reminder that their children will always be remembered. There are so many generous and loving families who have gone through the loss of a child before you that dedicate…

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  • Empty Frames

    May 30, 2013

    “Do you want to see her?” The question, for some reason, was odd and unnecessarily forced through tight lips by the nurse with glasses. “What the hell is wrong with you? Of course we want to see her!” My mind screamed with misguided anger. My mouth let out an edited response, “Yes, we would like…

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  • I Lost My Dreams For Her

    May 29, 2013

    I didn’t just lose my baby, I lost my dreams for her. All of those hopes and dreams crushed. Deflated. Like this balloon I got at her birth, and threw in the nursery after her death.  I didn’t just lose the baby that I knew for 9 months in my womb and five days in my arms,…

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