It is helpful and hopeful to hear the stories of other mothers who have also experienced miscarriage or stillbirth. We are not alone in this grief journey, and these books are a reminder of that.Continue Reading
Less than a month after my son was stillborn (you can read about that here), I was asked this question again. And it nearly broke me. My mind went whirling as I tried to quickly and simultaneously figure out what to say and how to not burst into hardcore sobbing.Continue Reading
Since my son's was stillborn, ten of my friends have announced pregnancies. Many of them have told me that they feel bad that they are pregnant and I'm not, that they feel guilty about how unfair it is that they are getting a baby or another baby before I get a living one. This is my letter to those beautiful mamas.Continue Reading
Throughout the year, and especially at holidays and significant dates, it can be healing to do something to honour a baby who was lost in a miscarriage or a stillbirth. Here are some ways you can honour a baby lost in miscarriage or stillbirth.Continue Reading
I've never really liked Love You Forever. The song was pretty, but the story was a little weird to me. Robert Munsch's work is mostly silly and quirky and fun. And this book just never fit for me. But then I read about where the song came from.Continue Reading
Trisha Jenn Loehr
Reader. Writer. Editor.
I've been a book lover since I started deciphering words as a toddler. Now, I'm a reader, a writer, and an editor.
This blog is a place to discuss books and life and all that those two entail.