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…

Intentional Living

It’s been awhile since we’ve visited, you and I. My absence was intentional; I wanted to be fully present through another May, another Mother’s Day, another Bereaved Mother’s Day as well as figuring out how…

Dear Golf Event: A Love Letter

Dear Golf Event, I’m not sure where to start. You are the first public event we ever had after the loss of Caleb. We were so scared, all those years ago, because we had never…

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….

The Messiness of Mending

Have you ever dropped a mirror and watched as the glass shatters into thousands of unrecognizable pieces? Maybe the glass completely comes apart and there’s nothing left but the frame – not one shard of…