What Share Has Meant to Me

This was originally published in the Share Magazine in the Jan/Feb 2008 edition.  By Krista McInerney Mommy to Madison Elaine McInerney, Elliott, and Meah  When I lost my daughter in March of 2002, I had never watched anyone I know experience the loss of their baby, let alone known anyone who had

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Memories for Mum & Dad

This article was originally posted in the Jan/Feb 2003 issue of the Share newsletter. Memories for Andrew Dedicated to Andrew Joseph born quiet due to PROM Ally miscarried March 13, 2002 By Mum & Dad Michael & Angela Westermann Hello.  My name is Angela.  I am a bereaved mum.  October

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Catch 22

This article was originally published in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue of the Share newsletter. By Maggie Stockmann How many kids do you have? Is she your oldest? Such a simple question with such complicated answers. All that goes into deciding how to answer – Will I see this person again?

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Traveling with Memories

Traveling With Memories

By: Meredith Byers, Share Board Member Summer is beginning, and many families are making vacation plans – either to travel somewhere by car or plane, or to enjoy a “staycation” and take in a local activity. Our family’s summer plans include travel in Missouri as well as Texas, and like

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Father’s Day & Grief

As Father’s Day is upon us, we are thinking about all fathers. Here is a recent article from the Share newsletter from bereaved father, Mike Boresi, that resonates with so many. My wife and I lost Corynn on May 1st of 2007, six days prior to her due date. She

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Kindness is Good for the Soul

This was written by Share’s Program Director, Rose Carlson. Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty. ~Anne Herbert It is quite possible that one simple little sentence, scrawled on a paper placemat in a restaurant in Sausalito, CA in the early 1980’s, sparked the concept of “paying it forward.” Random Acts of Kindness, or RAK’s, such

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Life After Death

This entry was written and submitted by Ginny Limer. Poets like Thereau, authors like Stephenie Meyers, and artists like Van Gogh once filled my world with inspiration, color, and entertainment, until the death of our child turned that world upside down. I saw no color. Neither heard nor read words that

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