Offering the gift of oneself to make a difference. His Story The Labor and Delivery nurse attended my wife when she delivered our daughter, Maria. Maria was stillborn at 30 weeks. Our nurse did not leave my wife’s side all night. Though Maria was the first stillborn our nurse had
By: Eva and Kyle Martino This is a post I’ve been thinking about for a while now. Loss, and the grieving process, is so unique– so nonlinear, so unexpected. And it can be just as individual between partners experiencing the same event. I asked my husband, Kyle Martino, to write
By: Laura Curran In the summer of 1990, I had never even heard of Share or its mission. Yet, by the autumn of the same year, I could not have imagined how drastically our lives would change and how important Share would become to my husband Kevin and me. Pregnancy
Newsletter Release! Please take a moment to read the latest Share newsletter on Relationships After a Loss. Feel free to share with anyone you feel would benefit from its contents. Download here!
This article was originally published in the July/August 2016 Sharing Magazine. By Dr. Jessica Zucker Our feet touched as my husband and I leaned against our linen headboard in resignation, but we were a world apart. I had wine in one hand and a large spoonful of ice cream in the other.
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
By: Justine Brooks Froelker Think back to your wedding day or the day you publicly declared you were choosing one another. What do you remember thinking? For most of us, we dreamed of children in our future. We for sure did not dream of the struggle of infertility and loss
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?
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
When Kate Polley first shared her gentle children’s book with the staff at Share, we were all touched by the simple but powerful words, tender sentiments, and soft illustrations accompanying the story written about her son, Sam. Kate wrote The Story of…Sam Polley as a way to share with Sam’s