Book Review: There Was Supposed to Be a Baby, A Guide to Healing After Pregnancy Loss

Book: There Was Supposed to Be a Baby: A Guide to Healing After Pregnancy Loss Author: Catherine Noblitt Keating Publisher: Hummingbird Press; Seattle, Washington This wonderful book There Was So Supposed to Be a Baby, is an amazing resource full of stories, affirmations, advice, and even yoga techniques designed to help any grieving mother. ThisContinue reading “Book Review: There Was Supposed to Be a Baby, A Guide to Healing After Pregnancy Loss”

Things to Say and Do After a Woman Has Had a Miscarriage

A few months ago I wrote a blog post titled The Hurtful Things People Say and What not to Say After a Woman Has Had a Miscarriage. I had quite a response to this post, as not only did people find it helpful, but also encouraged me to write a follow up post about ThingsContinue reading “Things to Say and Do After a Woman Has Had a Miscarriage”

Book Review: Loved Baby, 31 Devotions Helping You Grieve and Cherish Your Child After Pregnancy Loss

Book: Loved Baby, 31 Devotions Helping You Grieve and Cherish Your Child After Pregnancy Loss Author: Sarah Philpott, PhD Publisher: Broadstreet This 31 Day devotional was sent to me from a friend who too recently suffered a miscarriage. I found this book so incredibly helpful in my healing process. This book is full of realContinue reading “Book Review: Loved Baby, 31 Devotions Helping You Grieve and Cherish Your Child After Pregnancy Loss”

Biblical Scriptures I Found Helpful After A Miscarriage

After my miscarriage, I was very angry with God. I appreciated people who prayed for me, but I did not want to hear of God’s promises or biblical scripture. I was having a crisis of faith. Eventually, I was able to find joy and forgiveness in God and what He has planned for me. TheContinue reading “Biblical Scriptures I Found Helpful After A Miscarriage”

My Self Care Plan… and How to Create Your Own Self Care Plan.

As an aspiring Family Life Educator, I have been educated on and practically had the importance of self care drilled into my head. Self care is basically what an individual chooses to do in order to take care of themselves. Self care is extremely important for your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health as wellContinue reading “My Self Care Plan… and How to Create Your Own Self Care Plan.”

Abortion: A Topic That is Triggering to Women Who Have Miscarried

With all the talk of abortion lately… I decided to write this post. I was quite hesitant in that this topic is so controversial. Now my intention is not to turn this post into a debate or to push my views on to other people. My goal for this post is to simply offer aContinue reading “Abortion: A Topic That is Triggering to Women Who Have Miscarried”

The Hurtful Things People Say… and What NOT to Say After a Woman has a Miscarriage

When Charles and I shared the news with people that we had lost our baby, we had a variety of many different reactions. A majority of people meant well, however that didn’t make their words hurt any less. Miscarriage is a trauma, and unfortunately our society doesn’t fully understand how to help people who haveContinue reading “The Hurtful Things People Say… and What NOT to Say After a Woman has a Miscarriage”