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7 Ways to Honor Your Angel

There are any different ways to honor your little one that can help with your healing process.  If you’re a person that just wants to move on and not think about the baby you lost, this post isn’t for you. But, if you are working through your healing and just feel like you need to… Continue reading 7 Ways to Honor Your Angel

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Stages of Grief: 80’s Version

Kubler-Ross (1969) first addressed grief & loss as a series of stages one goes through to ultimately cope with the loss of a loved one. Generally five stages have been identified: denial & isolation, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance.  Some people think these stages are linear meaning you go from one to the next in… Continue reading Stages of Grief: 80’s Version

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Grief Bursts… They’re a Thing

When the wife & I attended our first grief support group after losing our daughters, we were really looking forward to it. We knew that we needed the support and in some strange way, hoped it would actually make us feel better.  I say that’s “strange” because honestly, nothing makes you feel “better”. In fact,… Continue reading Grief Bursts… They’re a Thing

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Sensitivity Around the Forgotten

I’ve been thinking a lot about why angel mom’s are so sensitive about the possibility of their little angels being forgotten. I was trying to figure out what the difference was between our angel babies and other older loved ones who have passed on and I came to the realization that it is literally, life.… Continue reading Sensitivity Around the Forgotten

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The “Silent Sadness”… While Black

Perinatal loss is challenging both for the people directly experiencing it and for the people closest to them.  For others, though it’s sad, it’s also awkward. People often seem to struggle with what to say and when to say it or what to do and when to do it. Sure, there are your exceptions. Those… Continue reading The “Silent Sadness”… While Black

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Black…Angel…Mom…

Most people don’t wake up and say, “hey, maybe I’ll start a blog about perinatal loss”.  This is a club no one wants to belong to… a topic no one really wants to talk about let alone consider it happening to them. After all, pregnancy and the possibility of babies is something a lot of… Continue reading Black…Angel…Mom…