Category Archives: Miscarriage

“Cleaning Out My Closet”

This past weekend I was putting some clean laundry away in my closet and I noticed a couple of the tee shirts I use for working out were starting to look worn out.  I had just recently bought a couple … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Dreams, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Hope, Inspiration, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Miscarriage, SIDS, Stillbirth, Time, Words of Encouragement | 12 Comments

“Cleaning Out My Closet”

This past weekend I was putting some clean laundry away in my closet and I noticed a couple of the tee shirts I use for working out were starting to look worn out.  I had just recently bought a couple … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Dreams, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Hope, Inspiration, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Miscarriage, SIDS, Stillbirth, Time, Words of Encouragement | 13 Comments

“Telling Your Sorrow”

Telling Ones sorrow often brings comfort – Pierre Corneille (circa 1640) Telling ones sorrow seems to be such a simple concept but one we all struggle with. It’s not easy to go to the pain and relive our experiences. It … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved, Courage, Crying, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Debilitating, Depression, Despair, Devastation, Emotions, Fear, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Guilt, Healing, Hope, Inspiration, Life Lessons, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Miscarriage, Pain, Peace, Scary, Survival, Tears, weeping, Words of Encouragement | 23 Comments

“Me Rambling”

I am not sure if it’s the cloudy, rainy and cool spring here in the upper Midwest or something else that’s causing the rut I have been in for the last 2-3 weeks.  Either way, I hate this feeling.  This … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, anxiety, Bereaved, Crying, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Depression, Dreams, Emotions, Fathers Day, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Inspiration, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Miscarriage, Pain, Peace, Profound Life Experience, Stillbirth, Survival, Tears, weeping, Words of Encouragement | 19 Comments

“Strength to Endure” by Kelly Farley

It’s that time of year again, the time of year when I have to relive the anniversary of the death of my beautiful daughter Katie.  She was born and she died on the very same day, November 12, 2004.  It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversary, anxiety, Compassion, Courage, Crying, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Emotions, Grieving Dads Words, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Love, Miscarriage, Pain, Smile, Stillbirth, Survival, Tears, Trauma | Leave a comment

“My Child’s Life” – Just for Today

I received the following from a fellow grieving dad and friend that I met through this project.  I will be posting a separate section of the poem Just for Today  to ponder every couple of days.  The poem was written for … Continue reading

Posted in Courage, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Hope, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Miscarriage, Poem | 2 Comments

Courage: Defined by a Grieving Dad

Courage:  It’s a word that paints many different images in our minds.  Each one of us has a different picture of what courage looks and feels like.  This may change for each one of us based on events we have … Continue reading

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Emotions after the Death of a Child: Anxiety

This is a continuation of the “emotion series” blogs that I will be writing about.  As a father, these are many of the emotions that I experienced after the loss of my two children.  I thought I would begin with the … Continue reading

Posted in anxiety, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of parent, Emotions, Grief, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Miscarriage, Panic, Stillbirth | 5 Comments

Happy Father’s Day? My child Has Died

It’s that time of year again, Father’s Day.  It’s hard to get excited about this day if you have had a child die.  For this father, this day is more about remembering the children that are no longer with me in the … Continue reading

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Emotions After the Death of a Child: Anger

I will be doing a series of blogs about some of the emotions that I experienced and that many of the grieving dads that I have spoken with have also experienced.  I thought I would begin with the emotions/feelings that begin with the … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Emotions, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Miscarriage, Stillbirth | 5 Comments