Reuniting in the Baby Loss Community
by Julie Erickson
Recently, I have noticed a concerning trend in the baby loss community, one that I know is going to ruffle some feathers just by its mention. It seems that moms who were once united in their suffering are now beginning to divide themselves into smaller factions, stating that people “don’t understand” their loss, or that it “isn’t the same” as someone else’s. Continue reading
When to Say When You Don’t Know What to Say
by Jason Kimble
It has been a really long time since I have posted a blog post. I think that the reason that it has been so long is because I just don’t know what to say. I had reached a point in my grief a little while back where I thought that things were just “fixed.” I thought that I was at a point where I had moved into a place where I felt like this was something that I had dealt with and had “made peace” with. I was wrong.
Back to School
by Jason Kimble
I seems to me that with every changing season, I am faced with the reality of the loss I have gone through. I don’t think that I realized this until now, and I am sure that this sort of thing is common with other types of loss, but going through it now it has become much more clear.
My current issue comes now as it is the “back to school” season. Many students in our area returned to school yesterday. As I rode to work yesterday, I got to see them all waiting out at the bus stops, many with proud parents who were sending their kids out into the great big world. Continue reading