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My son, David Cooper, Grief, Pain, and Peace

Loss of a Baby Is there peace after one loses a baby?  Is there hope?  How do you deal with the grief after losing a child either through miscarriage or stillbirth? Mom of Seven, One in Heaven I am a mother to seven. Seven babies I have carried in the womb, given birth to, prayed… Continue reading My son, David Cooper, Grief, Pain, and Peace

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Introduction and a few other things…..

Blog. It is a rather odd word if you think about it.  It was not a word that had even entered my vocabulary until I began having children.  Since the birth of my children, I actually had began a few blogs and eventually would abandon them for various reasons. Originally, I thought that my blog… Continue reading Introduction and a few other things…..

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Surviving the Loss of a Pregnancy, Miscarriage, or Stillbirth

Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss of a Pregnancy Mom of Seven, One in Heaven I am a mother of seven. Seven babies, I have carried in the womb, given birth to, prayed for, and most importantly loved. I did not know how much I could love until I had my children.  Before Mr. Right and I… Continue reading Surviving the Loss of a Pregnancy, Miscarriage, or Stillbirth

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14 Ways To Help Bereaved Parents

Grief is uncomfortable.  It is awkward when you do not know what to say in those situations when a parent has lost a child.  I have been on both ends of the spectrum. I have been the one to say dumb unforgivable comments and I have been the one to have extremely hurt by those… Continue reading 14 Ways To Help Bereaved Parents

Health

  So far my morning has consisted of a taking the children to school, grocery shopping with my littles, doing the budget, garage sale organization, a puking child, and various household chores. This morning I also Fought anxiety. Became easily overwhelmed. And needed to find that inner peace. As I was cleaning the vomit out… Continue reading

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Grief, child loss, and life

Child.  Death.  Funeral.  Grief.  Survival.  New normal. Unfortunately, it is not as rare as you would think. These words stop me cold EVERY SINGLE TIME I see them. Since losing David, my eyes are open to the plight of the bereaved everywhere, especially in my own community.  A week ago my own small community faced the… Continue reading Grief, child loss, and life