Importance of Self-Care (Focus on After Child Loss)

Importance of Self-Care This post may contain affiliate links.  Please read my Disclosure for more information.  This post was originally a guest post for Christine van Tonder’s blog here. First, let me say that my focus for this post revolves around my knowledge and learning about self-care following the loss of my first child and the experience of my pregnancies after that loss.  I am an avid advocate of pregnancy and infant child loss education.  Self-care after child Read More

8 Things to Say or Do When a Child Dies

What to Say (or Not to Say), What to Do (or Not Do) When someone you know loses a child it can be very difficult to know how to respond, what to say, what not to say, what to do, what not to do…That being said, as someone who has lost a child, I am going to share some tips to help those of you who have not to get a better understanding what to do when Read More

My Journey, My Way

I’ve had a pretty good day today so far.  I was just thinking about this new journey that I’ve just begun. When Faith went to Heaven, it created a hole in my heart that will not be healed until I go home as well. While I ache for her every moment of every day, my heart also hurts for others going through the same situation. As I think of so many other people experiencing this pain, I Read More

Stormy Weather

It has been storming here most of the day today.  I have been inside most of the day after coffee and a walk at a local park (more like a beautiful rain forest/swamp).  Thus far, I feel very accomplished, as I have done some laundry, put away a lot of clothes, and am working on matching and putting away sheets, pillow cases, and blankets.  I’ve also been setting things aside that we do not need so that Read More

3 Months

It was 3 months ago today that Faith was born and went home to be with The Lord.  Although I think of her almost constantly daily, the 15th of the month is different for me.  Off and on throughout today I have looked at my watch and thought of where I was and what was happening 3 months ago at that time.   I frequently replay what happened that morning in my head.  It is as fresh Read More