StillMama Blog

Why Fight for Joy?

Joy is truly hard to conceive in the early stages of grief. If someone would have told me I would feel joy again during that time, I...

Grief & the Work Place

This is such an important topic, and yet, have you ever been taught what to do if a colleague is faced with a personal tragedy? The...

An Unwanted Identity

On May 15, 2015 at 10:30am I adopted a new identity that I never saw coming – a bereaved mother. There aren’t even titles for us...

Honoring Harper

The moment Harper was born, I felt a deep shift inside of my soul. It was undeniable and immediate. I knew that I would never be the same...

What do I tell my Son?

What do I tell my son? This was the second question I asked the doctor, right after I asked if she would give me a c-section (which she...

The Grief Tree

I have this vision of a bare tree, where all the big beautiful lush leaves are surrounding the tree on the ground and all the branches...

“Lean into the Suck”

I loved when people would tell me, don’t run from the feelings, just stay in the moment with your grief. Those people obviously haven’t...

Do it Afraid

If you have lost something that can’t be replaced, then you have already done the hardest thing in life. If you have been shaken to your...

Block out the Noise

Sometimes life can be really overwhelming. I have learned that on the hard days, I just need to block out the noise. That means something...

I am Still her Mama

My relationship with Harper didn’t end on the day she was born still.  It became spiritual and over time, we have become very, very...

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