Tag Archives: #mother

The funeral home

My coworker’s mother died. This is tragic for anyone, but this particular coworker was a great support to me after Ander died, and has spent the last year herself battling cancer. It is a given that I will be attending … Continue reading

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11, 14, 15; Altar, Light, Community

On October 15, at 7 p.m. Chicago time, my candle was blazing with thousands of others around the world, as we joined the Wave of Light to celebrate the lives of our lost children. The light blazed on our altar … Continue reading

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Mothers helping mothers

By the time Ander died, I had been pumping milk for 26 days and nights. The NICU stored it for me in their giant freezers, for my baby, who would never get past cotton swabs and 1 ml drips. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Cesarean mothers are BRAVE

My wonderful wife, K, sent this to me today. And it made me feel better. As a mom who never wanted a c-section, but now will never give birth vaginally, it was nice to hear this.

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