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black angel moms, grief & loss, Trying to figure this all out

Mother’s Day Moxie

photo by: Dazzle-Jam. SO much power in this photo! Moxie! Last weekend was International Bereaved Mother’s Day.  A time to honor the identity of “mother” that so many loss moms/angel moms want to claim, but from which they feel barred.  Such is the nature of what is commonly known as disenfranchised loss. Losses like these… Continue reading Mother’s Day Moxie

7 Gems - You're Welcome, grief & loss, Trauma of it all, Trying to figure this all out

Shifting Ground: Finding Footing in Times of Uncertainty

Welp! We’re in a pandemic. Can you believe it?! It all seems so surreal sometimes… things seem normal-ish, but then weird asf the moment you step outside your home.  I know a lot of people had high hopes for 2020. Maybe you were hoping for a reset of some sort; a new way of ushering… Continue reading Shifting Ground: Finding Footing in Times of Uncertainty

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It’s Black Maternal Health Week… That Includes Us Too!

Did you know April 11th - 18th is Black Maternal Health Week? Welp, now you know! It's a week focused on the Black experience in conception, pregnancy, birthing, and post-partum addressing barriers to effective care, comprehensive treatment, and supportive services. Issues of reproductive justice, holistic health, and political reform are at the forefront during this… Continue reading It’s Black Maternal Health Week… That Includes Us Too!

7 Gems - You're Welcome, grief & loss, Trying to figure this all out

Preying & Playing on Insecurities: The Problem with Wellness Rhetoric

photo by @attosfotograficos Recently I attended and tabled at an event targeting mental health awareness. I provided info about my practice, as well as information about pregnancy & infant loss awareness (#PAILAwareness) month, and shared some information about Black Angel Mom. In talks with another person tabling, I was on the receiving end of this… Continue reading Preying & Playing on Insecurities: The Problem with Wellness Rhetoric

#BAMsCreate, black angel moms, grief & loss, Trying to figure this all out

#BAMsCreate2019: BAM Keisha

As we round out this #PAILAwareness month on our last week of October, I want to highlight another Black Angel Mom out here doing AMAZING things! Her debut book is about to be released soon and she has graciously agreed to share a snippet with you. Her book titled, From Three Heartbeats to One: A… Continue reading #BAMsCreate2019: BAM Keisha

#BAMsCreate, black angel moms, grief & loss, Trauma of it all

#BAMsCreate2019: BAM Sasha

Let me tell y'all something; BAM's are out here doing AMAZING THINGS!!! Losing a child is a horrible experience that often is unparalleled in terms of the amount of pain it causes. In the face of that pain, we are out here creating, continuing to live, working, supporting, processing, and healing. For this 4th week… Continue reading #BAMsCreate2019: BAM Sasha