Posts for loss

The Babies You Lose

Babyhood January 18, 2016

You try to hold them, not with your hands of course, because though they are part of you, as close…

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Before Great Pain, a Formal Feeling Comes

Toddlers to Teens January 18, 2016

We decorate the living room, twinkle-lights strung across the ceiling from one corner to the other. Mechanically, we lift the…

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Review of Kelly Kittel’s Breathe

In Mother Words Blog October 7, 2015

Review By Jennie Robertson When reviewing a book, I ask myself such things as: Was it an enjoyable read, Did the…

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Choices

In Mother Words Blog October 5, 2015

  A while ago, a friend and colleague received some devastating news. She and her husband were expecting their second…

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