Tag: loss

The kind of support she needed as a new parent

Jen started her family when most of her friends already had older kids. Soon after graduating from school, Jen and her partner moved across country to live closer to her family. When Jen went in for her first ultrasound, this surprise baby came with another big surprise – two babies! The move, the new jobs, and now the babies were…

Dear Brand New Mom: Parenting after loss

Dear Brand New Mom, Sometimes the road to having a newborn is paved and one directional – you begin with intent and arrive at the end with a baby. However, more often than not, the road is gravel, has pot holes, road blocks and U-turns, and multiple routes. I wanted to address this less perfect path today because for many…