Category Archives: Stillbirth

Mother’s Day Struggle

Mother’s Day Struggle Not sure about the rest of you grieving dads out there, but this weekend is usually more difficult for me than Father’s Day. I am never really sure how to approach it with my wife. I want … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved Parents, Broken Dreams, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of a daughter, Death of a son, Gardening, Grief, Grieving Moms, Mother's Day, Stillbirth | Tagged , , | 9 Comments

“Everybody Hurts”

The following was sent to me by a fellow grieving dad.  I thought it was a good topic to discuss since we often think we are the only ones feeling the pain of losing a child.  However, we often forget … Continue reading

Posted in Agonize, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of a son, Depression, Despair, Devastation, Emotions, Grief, Infant Loss, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Son, Men's Grief, Pain, Perspective, Profound Life Experience, Stillbirth, Tough | 2 Comments

“Scared to Look Back”

The following article comes from a fellow grieving dad and guest blogger Thom Gonyeau.  He is kind enough to share his story and also discuss some of the challenges he faces as he moves forward through the aftermath of losing … Continue reading

Posted in anxiety, Courage, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of a son, Devastation, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Son, Men's Grief, Men's Issues, Miscarriage, SIDS, Stillbirth, Trauma | 16 Comments

“Haunting”

It’s been a while since I posted on this series, but this post is a continuation of my generated list of 30 words that could be used to describe grief.  Obviously this list relates to my experience with grief, so I … Continue reading

Posted in Agonize, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Emotions, Flashbacks, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Haunting, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, PTSD, Stillbirth, Survival, Tears, Trauma, weeping | 5 Comments

“Rub Some Dirt On It”

Rub Some Dirt On It We have all been taught things early in our life that were wrong.  Not the 2 + 2 = 4 kind of stuff.  I mean life stuff, the kind of stuff that shapes your approach … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved, Compassion, Courage, Crying, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Depression, Despair, Devastation, Emotions, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Inspiration, Life Lessons, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Miscarriage, Murder, Pain, Stillbirth, Survival, Tears, weeping, Words of Encouragement | 7 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 | 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

“Journey Towards Fathers Day”

A Journey Towards Father’s Day It’s that time of year again, a time for renewal.  It’s time to say goodbye to the dark, gray, cold days of winter and hello to spring.  In late February/early March I start to search … Continue reading

Posted in Courage, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Fathers Day, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Hope, Inspiration, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Pain, Stillbirth, Survival, Tears, Time, Words of Encouragement | 11 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

Grief – One Guy’s Experience

The following is an article sent to me by Brian Burton, a fellow grieving dad.  It’s his story and I want to thank him for sharing it with me and the visitors to this blog. Grief – One Guy’s Experience … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, anxiety, Bereaved, Compassion, Courage, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Depression, Emotions, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Hope, Life Lessons, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Love, Stillbirth, Tears | 5 Comments