Proud Mama

I am a proud Mama because I carried life in me for 30 weeks.  My womb is the only home my daughter ever knew and I did my best to take care of her while she resided there.  I know that while she was there she only knew love and comfort. I am a proud…

Everything happens for a reason? Yeah, right.

Thanks so much to Amy Lied for submitting this post from her own blog to feature on our site! From Amy: I feel like a lot of people can related to this post after loss. There is no reason we lost our children. It just happened to us. Nothing will ever be a satisfactory explanation for why…

But What If Not?

Mamas and dads, meet Kristin, writer at Sunlight in December. She sent this wonderful post in to be shared with all of your here, and we are so gladly sharing! From Kristin: I wrote this post for anyone with unfulfilled dreams, shortly after receiving news that my body may never carry another child. Many of…

Loss In My Life After Loss: Lucy Rose’s Light

Meet Jessica, Lucy’s mama. She wrote this lovely piece on her own blog and has graciously shared it with us ❤  For the past six months, as I’ve made the treacherous trek through the landscape of grief, I have been doing all I can to make it through each day still standing. Every day has…

Now Accepting Published Posts!

Hello, Courageous Mothers and Fathers! We want this website to become a hub to not only read original content, but also discover great posts on others’ blogs. So many of you have so many amazing posts – we’d like to share them here! So, there’s a new form on the site for submitting a published…

Diving Into Reflection

I’ve had an interaction that has sent me reeling.  You know, the kind of conversation that leaves you examining every inch of your life and overturning every thought in your mind.  The questions that were asked of me were the most difficult questions I’ve been asked in my journey.  I spent some time heavily immersed…

Dress Up

My daughter likes to play dress up. Only she does not call it dress up. She just calls it clothes. She will wear rain boots on a sunny day and a flannel nightgown in the middle of summer. She marches to the beat of her own drummer, and I hope it stays that way. She…

Surviving the Aftermath

Featured photo credit: Paulina Rozpondek It’s been four years since my daughter was stillborn and what once seemed completely impossible isn’t so impossible anymore. I have survived. That is something I did not think I would be able to do after losing Zia. I am able to stand, smile and laugh about silly things. I…

Wearing Memories

At any moment, I am wearing multiple items that represent and help me remember my son.  They are small tokens that provide a concrete thing to aid in intentionally remembering him.  To most people, these items probably don’t scream that they are memorials for a baby gone far too soon, and that’s okay.  They are…