How To: Have Hard Conversations About Grief

Is there anyone who truly likes initiating hard conversations? The frenetic energy running around your body before you say your first words making you feel jittery and uncomfortable. Trying to talk yourself out of even…

How To: Gear Up for the Holidays for the Grief Warrior

Grief is heavy, no more so than during the holidays. The “most wonderful time of the year” may not feel so wonderful when you’ve experienced the loss of your child. I remember the dread of…

#warriorwednesday: Makenzi + Luca

We care deeply for our Grief Warriors – those bereaved mamas and daddy’s who carry their babies in their heart, rather in their arms. We are devoted to providing them help and hope. We champion…

What The Hell Is THAT?

What. The. Hell. Is. THAT? There are days where this phrase goes through my head more times that I’d like to admit. Sometimes it pertains to one of our animals making some crazy noise that…

Tricky Triggers

CONTROL. That is the name of the game for me. That is the thing I crave most and the thing I have the least amount of. Feeling out of control sends me in to sheer…

#warriorwednesday: Abby + Emma

We care deeply for our Grief Warriors – those bereaved mamas and daddys who carry their babies in their heart, rather in their arms. We are devoted to providing them help and hope. We champion…

Trigger Happy

At the very first support group meeting I attended I kept hearing a word repeatedly that, in the context, didn’t make sense to me. The word was trigger; a word I associated with guns and…

Hello, October

Sunrise Ritual 2020, Parker, Colorado Hello, October: As the sun rises on another Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month, I wanted to sit with you for a moment and invite you in. I want to…

A Place to Belong

Have you ever felt out of place? Perhaps it is because you stepped out of your comfort zone and tried a new activity or hobby. Maybe you went back to school and it feels strange…

#tbspofhope

I am myopically focused on hope. I realize that the word hope, and sometimes even the very notion of it, brings a lot of feelings up for people. I realize you may be sitting in…

NO, Everything Doesn’t Happen for a Reason

There are several phrases widely used that make my skin crawl or make me unbelievably annoyed. Shocking, isn’t it, that something so ordinary would get under my skin and immediately deflate my mood? Not really….

Real Talk: Yesterday was Easter, And it Sucked.

Hubs and I had prepared for Easter a few weeks ago by picking up all the Easter Bunny things we needed but we slacked hard on preparing the plastic eggs for the Easter egg hunt…