Angel Moms · Grief · Hope · Infant Loss · life after loss

What I Would Change

If you could change one thing about your grief, what would it be?   Last month I attended my first grief support group.  I was incredibly nervous.  It wasn’t specific to baby loss and I wasn’t sure if I’d feel comfortable airing out my feelings.  I was in tears before even walking inside.  That day,… Continue reading What I Would Change

Angel Moms · Grief · Infant Loss

The Ever-Awkward Icebreakers

How much should I share with strangers?   How honest should I be?  Should I spare them the awkward moment and spare myself the looks of pity?  I’m faced with this decision on a regular basis.   Teaching preschool requires some  professional development.  It has never been my favorite way to spend a Saturday morning,… Continue reading The Ever-Awkward Icebreakers

Angel Moms · Grief · Infant Loss · life after loss

“You’re so Lucky” 

It had only been 3 weeks.  I made a last minute appointment to get my c-section incision checked out.  It was most definitely infected.  For other appointments, my doctor made sure I got in and out quickly: minimizing the amount of time spent surrounded by pregnant women in the waiting room.  My social interactions had… Continue reading “You’re so Lucky” 

Angel Moms · Grief · Hope · Infant Loss

This is Where I’ll Start

You do have to start somewhere, right?  I have been considering writing a blog for some time now, but I haven’t known where to start.  Too much has happened.  There’s too much to say…too much to feel. So I’ll have to begin by telling you that my newborn son died. I start here because this… Continue reading This is Where I’ll Start