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Capture Your Grief – Day 10: Support

There are no right words, but your presence speaks volumes. Thank you for staying with us, remembering our children, and sharing in our story. 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 a…

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 8: Resources

Baby loss blogs UCSF Compass Care Babycenter Community Sufficient Grace Ministry Glow in the Woods Grieve Out Loud Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope Still Life 365 Baby loss Facebook groups Still Standing Magazine   Capture Your Grief is an annual, 31-day mindful healing project that consists of photography and reflection….

Capture Your Grief – Day 6: Books

I haven’t read/used all of these, and they aren’t all specifically about grief or the loss of a child. But just having them in my possession as I mourn has brought me a measure of comfort in knowing I am not as alone as grief can make me feel. Miracles…

The 5th Belongs to Calvin: Tears are sacred

Chairs, Candles, and Tissue Not long after losing Calvin, Louie and I began attending a bereaved parents support group through the hospital. We met in the same room every week for two months. The chairs would be arranged in a circle, and in the middle of the circle would be…

The Donate Art Project at Beyond Words Designs

Stephanie, mommy to heaven baby, Amelia Rose, is the artist behind Beyond Words Designs and does beautiful work that supports grieving parents, honors the babies we have lost, and celebrates life and pregnancy. Recently, she started the Donate Art Project, which provides beautiful art cards for families who have lost…

“…you remember that they lived…”

On May 5, 2012, Posted by , In Photography,Quotes, By ,,, , With 1 Comment

I think this may end up being something I do often as a way to remember and honor my first son, Calvin Phoenix, who is 38 months in heaven today. I created the following card as a reminder to others that mentioning the loved ones we’ve lost is a source…

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