The Good Mourning Mother

10 Years Since Our Daughter Died-Living in a world that is not my Home

10 Years Since Our Daughter Died-Living in a world that is not my Home
  No one told me that I would have to work five times harder, on top of the five times harder I was already working, in order to find peace and co...

9 Years Since our Son Died

9 Years Since our Son Died
“God found him, and sat there with him in that freezing cold snow, as he wept for his son.”

Her "Birth" Day that Never Came

Her "Birth" Day that Never Came

"Our most precious things can be taken in an instant, no one is immune to tragedy."

"When Will My Body Know, My Baby is Dead"

"When Will My Body Know, My Baby is Dead"
"When will the truth catch up with me, and what will happen when all of me knows, that my baby is dead."

First Facebook Post as a Child Loss Parent

The first post as a Child Loss Parent.  Remembering our Child who made me a "Mama of More."

"Please be patient with us and pray for strength and understanding, this was completely unexpected, we are heart broken and hurting."

The Good Mourning Mother-Introduction

The Good Mourning Mother-Introduction
"In the middle of this grief I retired as an ER nurse and founded a Memorial Company-Weathered Raindrop. This is my story."

Seasoned Grief - A Message from the Founder of Weathered Raindrop

Seasoned Grief - A Message from the Founder of Weathered Raindrop

As an ER nurse I remember thinking, I knew what real grief was. I had held the hands of the dying and comforted those left behind. I’d heard the desperate screams from mothers and soft wail from fathers as they stood holding their child, for the last moments. . . .

Grief was the deepest emotion I had ever seen and I thought I knew it well. It wasn’t until my children died that I knew what real grief FELT like, it was much different than what it looked like. How does it feel? 

How old is my child in Heaven?

How old is my child in Heaven?
For years now I have felt no need to share publicly on what has most certainly brought the very most peace through my children’s deaths. My closest friends have heard bits and pieces but this part of my journey has not been something I’ve been willing to share. Until today.