#30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers Day – 30: 5 Reasons I deserve to be your mother

This is my final post of this writing challenge. Hoban there is no real way to answer this statement. It’s not even one that I agree with the wording of. You see I don’t believe that there are justifications for our reality. I feel that I am in control of my actions in life not … More #30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers Day – 30: 5 Reasons I deserve to be your mother

#30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 29: Stillbirth quotes that I love

Hoban I have a couple quotes that really speak to the grieving parent’s heart. I found that they each say so much that I was feeling and said myself during those early surreal days after you had died. The first was that you were in fact a person and our child who died. Sadly not … More #30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 29: Stillbirth quotes that I love

Article and response to a World childless week – 11th-17th september 2017

http://gateway-women.com/from-isolation-to-connection-world-childless-week-11th-17th-september-2017/#comment-22296 Yes one of my biggest struggles now being older and not having the family I longed for yet is not feeling like a failure as a woman, mother and wife. I had a stillborn son in April 2025 at 35 weeks and the grief of being weeks from having the child FINALLY and having … More Article and response to a World childless week – 11th-17th september 2017

#30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 28: Jewelry I wear in memory of you

Hoban I have several special memorial jewelry pieces. The first one your dad made for us from beads that the maternal counsellor and former teacher of his at school here gave us. He made one for you and one for us that we have with your bear. At your funeral service a friend of ours … More #30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 28: Jewelry I wear in memory of you

#30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 27: Blankets

  Hoban though I never got to make you the blankets and items I wanted to before you were born. I did receive some nice ones as gifts from your Grandma G, my mom. One that she bought I still have. It’s the pink one pictured. The other was made for you as I was … More #30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 27: Blankets

#30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 26: My favourite ultrasound — or rather my prompt of: The first time I felt you move

Hoban seeing as my ultrasounds amounted to 2 and are not pleasant events as I am sensitive to the waves and it’s super triggering being a survivor I am going to change this prompt. The first ultrasound at like 24 weeks she gave me such a hard time about this that and the other that … More #30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 26: My favourite ultrasound — or rather my prompt of: The first time I felt you move

#30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 25: A family photo

Hoban this is my favourite family photo of us. A second one is the ones just after you were born that I shared the other day. This picture is on my blog and some other family shots around the house and our electronics’ wallpaper. I love how it shows the three of us in a … More #30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 25: A family photo

#30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 24: If you were alive for one day I/we would be…

  Hoban if you were alive for one day I would be so excited! I hope that you could bring Whisp with you too and that I would have notice so I could pack the day with the faces of our friends and family. I also hope that you have a little sibling here that … More #30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 24: If you were alive for one day I/we would be…

#30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 23: Something that reminds me of you

  So much reminds me of you every day Hoban but as far as a symbol I would have to say it is butterflies. I also find that rainbows also can do it too. This year has been harder than I thought it might be. Missing you at the age (2.5) where you would be … More #30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 23: Something that reminds me of you

#30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 22: A place where I have always wanted to take you

  Picture from my time in Australia. Paronella Park – Mena Creek, Far North Queensland ( http://www.paronellapark.com.au ) Hoban where do I even start as I wanted to show you the world! At the very least I wanted to show you where each of us grew up and were born as we are from different countries. I wanted … More #30DayWritingChallengeForStillbirthMothers – Day 22: A place where I have always wanted to take you