If Someone Had Told Me…

By: Jennifer Haake Rainbows.  If someone had told me that rainbows would become such an important part of my life, I would have looked at them like they had two heads.  Why would rainbows ever be important?  I mean sure, they are pretty and everyone loves them, but important? The first important rainbow was on…

Read More

When Healing Is A Journey Not A Destination

By: Robyn Busekrus Throughout the time of our journey, I have heard the word healing.  At times, healing seems that you are better or whole again. I think of when you have a cut and it heals, you may have a scar.  You are not completely whole, as you have something to remind you of…

Read More

The Internal Battle of Parenting After Loss

By: Sabrina Ivy Parenting is hard. Parenting after loss takes it to a whole other level. From the moment we find out we are pregnant, we immediately begin to imagine our family with our new bundle of joy. Our sole purpose becomes ensuring we are doing everything we can to bring our babies into this…

Read More

Remembering Hope: Sibling’s Grief

By: Robyn Busekrus Sibling grief is different than a parent’s grief.  The child we lost was meant to be their buddy. The one who was going to be swinging with them, exploring our creek in the yard, and playing chase together.  As a parent, we grieve the loss of another child that we were adding…

Read More

The Journey of Parenting After Loss

By: Jennifer Haake Parenting is tricky.  You question yourself and every single decision you make. You worry.  You worry about everything.  Are they happy?  Are they emotionally cared for? Am I giving them everything they need to become successful adults? The list is endless. As a bereaved parent with surviving children, the self-doubt and worry are exacerbated.…

Read More