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Two Songs

10-Day “You” Project, Day 9: Two Songs

March for Babies Pendant Giveaway

Update: We have our winners! Congratulations to Melissa C. for being the first person to donate and to Anrey B. for winning the random drawing. Please send me a message via the Dandiewinks Facebook page, so we can get started on your custom glass pendants. I’d also like to give…

Custom Calvin’s Cupcakes

On November 16, 2014, Posted by , In Calvin's Cupcakes,Honor & Remember,Resources & Support, With Comments Off on Custom Calvin’s Cupcakes

Custom Calvin’s Cupcakes are now available for $7 each. With a custom remembrance cupcake, you can fully customize the cupcake by adding your child’s name and choosing the cupcake flavor, frosting, cupcake wrapper, background color, and candy toppers. You may also make special design requests. A high-resolution version of your…

Capture Your Grief – Day 14: Light and Dark

The white “One Who Soars” and black “In Mourning” wristbands are from the MISS Foundation. The March of Dimes wristband (purple) is from the March for Babies. Capture Your Grief is an annual, 31-day mindful healing project that consists of photography and reflection. It is for “anyone who is grieving the…

Capture Your Grief – Day 15: Community

Like Songbirds Born of the first mother to ever outlive her child, it wrote itself into our DNA like songbirds. It rang through my insides and buried itself inside my belly the morning my son passed from liquid to air, from inside to outside. Passed down by mothers whose children…

Capture Your Grief – Day 9: In Memory

I started Calvin’s Cupcakes in memory of my first son Calvin Phoenix. It has been such a humbling honor to abide with other families who have experienced child loss, to share part of their stories, and to create these virtual remembrance cupcakes for their children. To make a request, please…

Capture Your Grief – Day 3: Before

I took this picture on November 1, 2008. A little over a month after Louie and I were married, a few days after backpacking in Emigrant Wilderness (my first time camping!). I remember how I felt: content, centered, light, open, confident, sure of myself; and it took me a long…

Capture Your Grief – Day 2: Heart

Because I cannot hold them in my arms, I carry them in my heart: Calvin Phoenix (03.05.2009) Rainbow (12.10.2009) Gaelen Evangeline (03.24.2011) Pixel Clementine (11.27.2013) Capture Your Grief is an annual, 31-day mindful healing project that consists of photography and reflection. It is for “anyone who is grieving the death of…