Those Amazing Moments

When we experience one of those amazing moments, we can’t let them pass us by. Even when we are sad. Even when life kicks us when we’re down. Even though today I remember the 2nd year anniversary of my daughter’s death, just two short days after my...

About a Happy Scar {by Katia Bishops}

Katia is a contributor to our book, Sunshine After the Storm. As you know, we try to provide as much hope and encouragement as possible. She has shared this post that she wrote on her blog, I am the Milk, a year ago yesterday. I love this sweet post. Thank You Katia...

Rainbows…

Kristi Bothur is one of our contributing authors to Sunshine After the Storm. Kristi had three miscarriages between her first and fifth children. She began a local grief support group in Columbia, SC that is called Naomi’s Circle. Originally designed to be a...

Sometimes it’s difficult to be thankful

The holidays are a time when many people find themselves especially sad. We may be increasingly aware of the person or people or children that are not present with us “at the table.” It’s hard for some to find reasons to be thankful. My heart is with...

Getting Back on Your Feet Again with Muchness

One of the biggest goals of the book Sunshine After the Storm is to provide encouragement, light, and hope. Hope that one day your life will return to some type of normal. Hope that one day you will smile again. Hope that you may one day heal. A good friend of mine,...

How Many Funerals Does it Take?

I think the most unfair thing I’ve ever had to do in this life was plan a funeral for an infant, from the maternity recovery ward. Making the phone call to the Funeral Home nearly made me vomit. I don’t know how I got through that phone call without...

World Prematurity Day 2013

World Prematurity Day Today we’ll be joining hundreds of thousands of people in making our voices heard about prematurity. If you’ve ever even had to spend ONE day in a NICU, you know it is not a fun place to be. Imagine spending 25 days there? Imagine...