Grieving

You Are Not Alone

To the mother reading this in tears with a broken heart, seeking comfort in some small measure, whose world was just completely turned upside, because you have experienced the unfathomable loss of a baby in pregnancy, at birth or in early years – you are not alone. To the mother whose plans and dreams for --> keep reading

I Celebrated What Could’ve Been

When you lose a baby, the whole world seems to just stop turning. Instead of sunshine lighting up your life, there seems to be this impenetrable, unending darkness. Your once bright and shiny world filled with baby naming websites and cute onesie finds on Etsy falls apart with the simple sentence of, “We can’t find --> keep reading

A Stranger to Myself

Psychology 101 taught me that grief comes in stages — it follows a pattern. If we recognize the pattern, we can better understand grief, learn how to cope with it and anticipate what's ahead. We can also use this formula to measure a person's progress in his/her grief. I can tell you now THAT is a --> keep reading

Why I Want You to Say My Baby’s Name

My baby has a name, even if he never heard it spoken. He has a first, middle and last name. He also has parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, grandparents who love him more than you know. He has a bedroom at home, even though he will never see it. Every detail was carefully picked out with --> keep reading