Capture Your Grief – Day 14. Dark/Light

Capture Your Grief Prompt: Day 14: DARK/LIGHT. Today we are acknowledging the dark and the light sides of grief. The ugly and the beauty. The bitter and the sweet. The anger and the peace. You might want to write about the moments when everything falls apart or maybe the moments where our eyes are opened to [...]

By |2016-10-13T17:09:10-04:00October 25th, 2014|Capture Your Grief Project, Grieving|0 Comments

Capture Your Grief – Day 21. Relationship

Capture Your Grief Prompt: Day 21: RELATIONSHIP. Recently I have been speaking with my friend and mentor, Nathalie Himmelrich who is the author of Grieving Parents – Surviving Loss as a Couple. We have spoken a lot about how grief affects our relationships. The relationships that we have with others and the relationship we have with grief. [...]

By |2016-10-13T17:09:10-04:00October 21st, 2014|Capture Your Grief Project, Grieving|0 Comments

Capture Your Grief – Day 13. Season

Capture Your Grief Prompt: Day 13: SEASON. What season to you associate with your children? Is it the season that they died in? Or maybe another reason like a beautiful time you spent together. What emotions arise in you when that season comes around. What is it in that season that triggers memories and feelings for [...]

By |2016-10-13T17:09:10-04:00October 21st, 2014|Capture Your Grief Project, Grieving|0 Comments

Capture Your Grief – Day 20. Breathe

Capture Your Grief Prompt: Day 20: BREATHE. Step outside today and find a spot to sit or lay down on the ground. Switch off for a few minutes. Stare into the clouds and sky and notice your surroundings. So often we as bereaved parents find ourselves feeling overwhelmed by our grief and we don’t notice it, [...]

By |2016-10-13T17:09:10-04:00October 20th, 2014|Capture Your Grief Project, Grieving|0 Comments

Capture Your Grief – Day 12. Music

Capture Your Grief Prompt: Day 12: MUSIC.  In grief we can resonate with music because it communicates the deep emotions we are feeling. Sometimes there are no words that accurately describe what we are experiencing and that is why I think I find myself so often lost in sounds and melodies. Share some music that [...]

By |2016-10-13T17:09:12-04:00October 20th, 2014|Capture Your Grief Project, Grieving|0 Comments

Pregnancy, Infant, & Child Loss Awareness Day

We're behind on our Capture Your Grief project posts. Lloyd's had a crazy, crazy couple of weeks at work, and I was in Vermont last week. Then, on Saturday we adopted a puppy. Add a bad cold on top of all that, and well, everything else has fallen through the cracks as we work heavily [...]

By |2016-10-13T17:09:16-04:00October 15th, 2014|Grieving|0 Comments

Capture Your Grief – Day 11. Altar

Capture Your Grief Prompt: Day 11: ALTAR. Do you have a space in your home specifically dedicated to your children? Creating a sacred space in your home for your children is a beautiful way to keep your their precious memory alive. You could make one indoors or outside. You may want to make your altar in [...]

By |2016-10-13T17:09:16-04:00October 11th, 2014|Capture Your Grief Project, Grieving|0 Comments

Capture Your Grief – Day 10. Support

Capture Your Grief Prompt: Day 10: SUPPORT. Have you felt supported in your grief journey? If so, where did that support come from. Was it from who you expected? Were you surprised by the support or lack of support you received. How would you suggest people could support those grieving, better? If you feel disappointed that [...]

By |2016-10-13T17:09:19-04:00October 10th, 2014|Capture Your Grief Project, Grieving|0 Comments

Capture Your Grief – Day 9. In Memory

Capture Your Grief Prompt: Day 9: IN MEMORY. There is such a deep-rooted yearning that we feel when our beloved children die. This yearning hurts but it also inspires us to get creative to do something in memory of our children. Have you done anything in memory of your child? Maybe it is something your created [...]

By |2016-10-13T17:09:20-04:00October 8th, 2014|Capture Your Grief Project, Grieving|0 Comments

Capture Your Grief – Day 8. Resource

Capture Your Grief Prompt: Day 8: RESOURCE. When we become bereaved, in the beginning, many of us look outwards for help. We set out in the night with a blanket and a lantern in search of others like us. Along the road we usually find someone or something and it is with that discovery that we [...]

By |2016-10-13T17:09:20-04:00October 7th, 2014|Capture Your Grief Project, Grieving|0 Comments
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