Blog - Loss of Child

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Oct 05, 2012

The Taste of Love

Lime sherbet spoke to me as a child. It spoke volumes of love to my heart and soul with every spoonful—sweet, tart, creamy, and all mine. It gave me my first taste of independence, whe... read more!

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May 10, 2012

My Speech from the Intermountain Donor Recognition Ceremony

Tonight I'd like to talk about scars. Some seen, most unseen. I know everyone in this room has them. I want to tell you a little about mine. Of course I have the usual scars one accumu... read more!

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Sep 13, 2011

Knowing Pain

This was originally posted on my family blog two years ago. The sentiments in this post have been on my mind lately and I was led to a beautiful website and post that expresses my thoughts more beauti... read more!

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Jul 16, 2011

Grief Glasses

Soybean capitol of the world. Decatur, Illinois. Complete with drenching humidity and a city-wide permeating stench from the local soybean factory. The year was 1999 and I don't remember much f... read more!

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May 30, 2011

Grief Club

I've been reading a book lately that was recommended to me by several friends. "You'll love it!" one says. "It's hilarious!" raves another. "It's a quick and light read!" is another recommendation. An... read more!

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Apr 01, 2011

From a Headstone Recipient

This is a blog post originally posted on No Empty Chairs, the Larson Family blog. Andrea Larson and I met via an online private blog for families who have lost young children. If you would like to be ... read more!

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Jan 28, 2011

Greater Than

I wanted to let you guys see some of the headstones you have given to families in need. Families who have suffered horrific tragedies. You have paid for them. I want you to see the fruits of your ge... read more!

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Aug 06, 2010

Born an Angel

I ran across your blog and website today. What is weird is that I had seen the segment with your story on Studio 5 when I was still pregnant with my little boy. I cried. Now, I am unfortunately sharin... read more!

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Jun 08, 2010

Describing Grief

Describing Grief By LISA BELKIN More than once on Motherlode, grieving parents have written about the inadequacy of language in the face of their loss. There are no words to describe the ... read more!

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Apr 22, 2010

Love at First Sight

Is there really such thing as love at first sight?  For me, there was.  I will never forget the first time I saw Shawn Marti.  He took my breath away and made my heart beat faster.&n... read more!

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