On Grief & Grieving

On Grief & Grieving, Parenting After Loss, Rainbow Parenting

Rainbow Momming on International Bereaved Mother’s Day

International Bereaved Mother’s Day is today, May 5th, 2019. Every year, this day falls one week before “regular” Mother’s Day. This is my 3rd year being a bereaved mother on this day. It’s surreal that it’s been that long, but here I am. In my first year, just 4 months or so after having Jonah, I remember looking at mamas…

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On Grief & Grieving

Published on Still Standing: How Active Grieving Saved Me from More Pain

There’s no question that grief is hard. It takes everything you have just to be a human when you’re deep in grief. It’s physical, it’s mental, and it’s tough. The day that I was lying in my hospital bed waiting for my induction to help me push out my stillborn baby boy, Jonah, I made a decision. We had been…

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