2018/08/09
Mourning Orca Mother, Tahlequah, Orca Whales, Loss, J-35, Orca mother mourns loss of newborn calf

Mourning Orca Mother Won’t Let Go of Dead Baby Calf and I Get It

Tahlequah, also known as J-35, is a 20-year-old female orca whale whose calf died just 30 minutes after being born. This mourning orca mother has refused to let […]
2017/09/11
alone, loss, life perspective

How Loss Puts Life in Perspective

It’s been a week of life perspective and reevaluation; loss does that to you. My Aunt Erma died a week ago today. I haven’t been able […]
2017/05/01
grief,loss, parenting, miscarriage

I Shouldn’t have Looked

Five years ago this morning, I broke the news of my miscarriage to you in a blog post, as I was undergoing my D & E. […]
2016/11/24
grief,loss, parenting, miscarriage

Wish You Were Here

Last night, I dreamt about a baby. A tiny, baby boy who perched his little bobbling head atop my shoulder right in that perfect cradle made […]
2016/08/29
no air, loss, monsignor

No Air

Sometimes I forget that I live in a world full of triggers. Sometimes I forget just how terrible reality can be. How sad and empty the […]
2016/08/25

I’ll Miss His Smile

There are people who come into our lives and make it better, people who make you want to smile. They might not do anything in particularly […]
2016/07/19
miscarriage, grief, loss, pregnancy after miscarriage

The Truth About Life After a Miscarriage

Yesterday, I saw that one of my friends has been posting articles about miscarriage on her Facebook page. Then, I noticed there were more instances where she […]
2016/05/01
grief, sadness, loss, miscarriage, lost baby, how to carry on after a miscarriage

Lost Baby

Lost baby. No crying. You’re lost to me. Helpless, my only option to carry on. 4 years ago today, I lost my world as I knew it […]
2016/01/08
teaching your child about loss, losing a family pet, pets

Teaching Your Child about Loss

The hardest thing we have to do as parents is teaching your child about loss. I have two daughters and my youngest is 8-years-old. In the […]