I have always loved water. The beach was my favorite place to be. Playing in the sprinkler or pool are fond memories of my childhood. After losing Owen I look at water in a different way. I feel it is the only analogy that I can use to... read more →
Pregnancy and infant loss are one of the biggest elephants that any room can have during the Holidays. Friends and family try hard to avoid “bringing up feelings” or saying things that could hurt the grieving parent even more. An awkward silence invades the room when the prayer of Thanksgiving... read more →
Alive In My Heart (AIMH) has had a busy, exciting, and encouraging few weeks! Thank you to all who have made it possible! On October 21st, about fifty people gathered to hear the organization's mission at our Launch Event. Founders AJ, Kessia, Kerry & Elizabeth... read more →
Hollywood loves drama, and tragedy makes good drama. However, when you have experienced pregnancy of infant loss, it is easy to be triggered by movies or shows that contain scenes related to grief. After Annelise passed away, I craved for moments of distraction and entertainment, especially in the first 6-9... read more →
"It's the most wonderful timeeeee of the yearrrr!" A catchy upbeat song proclaims it, so it must be true! Unless it's not. Unless it's the opposite of true. Unless those holiday greetings and gay happy meetings, and those friends who come to call are actually the opposite of what you... read more →
About 35 students at Columbus College of Art and Design spent Thursday afternoon on the campus quad, armed with brushes, acrylic paints and empathy for their subjects. During their lunch hour, they pondered how best to convey the mix of grief, comfort and hope families struggling with the loss of... read more →
Join us for our first quarterly event! We will enjoy coffee and snacks while creating crafts to be kept in remembrance of our babies and also donated to a local hospital(s)! We hope that by coming together as a community of grieving parents we can feel connected in our love... read more →
Details: Saturday October 21st 2pm-3:30pm Scioto Country Club, 2196 Riverside Drive, Columbus, OH 43221.