International Bereaved Fathers Day

It’s International Bereaved Fathers Day today. I think something that is often forgotten in the world of child loss is that- dads grieve too. My husbands grief isn’t something I’ve spent much of any time talking about publicly because I have tried very hard to respect his emotional autonomy. Justin’s grieving has been a very [...]

Six

Six

Today, he is one year older. Six years ago he came into this world having saved both of us from the bleakness of an unpurposed, unfulfilled, painful space we had been spinning through life in. You see, Rowan was a surprise. Had we written our story ourselves, children weren’t in it. That initial panic, that [...]

Rowan’s Grief

Rowan turns 6 two weeks from today. Lately he’s been remarking a LOT about missing his brother. The fact that my 6 year old child already has a part of his story that includes death, breaks my heart. I'm thankful that our efforts to continue being transparent about our own grief as parents, and making [...]