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How to Help a Grieving Friend on Mother's Day

How to Help a Grieving Friend on Mother's Day

by Johanna Mutz March 17, 2020

Mother's Day after you've lost a child, experienced infertility, or lost your mother is excruciatingly painful. Whether you've miscarried, had a child pass away, or said goodbye to your mother, it can feel like the holiday was specifically designed to remind you of your pain.

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Honoring Rainbow Babies

Honoring Rainbow Babies

by Johanna Mutz March 12, 2020

We've wanted to add a Rainbow Baby laurelbox collection for years, and it is finally here!

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Words to Comfort a Bereaved Friend at the Holidays

Words to Comfort a Bereaved Friend at the Holidays

by Johanna Mutz November 14, 2019

We know that grief is a journey that is unique to every single person walking that path. It can be so hard to know what to say or do for a bereaved friend. And that’s especially true during holidays when there is so much focus on joy and celebration.

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Be Careful What You Say About Yourself

Be Careful What You Say About Yourself

by Johanna Mutz January 28, 2019

After you've gone through major suffering, I think it can be easy to slip into a pattern of criticizing yourself. There are a million more ways that our lives change after loss, and if you find yourself struggling with disdain towards your new self, this is your gentle reminder that you are not defective. You are grieving. And there is time and space and a soft place for you to land here, our beautiful friends.

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Commemorating Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day

Commemorating Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day

by Johanna Mutz October 15, 2018

Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. It's a special day for anyone who has miscarried or lost a child, because it's a day when we stop and say, "we remember."

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The Love of a Mama Never Fades

The Love of a Mama Never Fades

by Johanna Mutz October 01, 2018

October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month. This month is for every mama who has lived any of the millions of ways that a motherhood story can be filled with heartbreak. But no matter how our motherhood losses might differ, one thing remains the same — the love of a mama never fades.

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Losing a Pet: Our Story

Losing a Pet: Our Story

by Denise Wolfe August 15, 2018

A few weeks ago, my family said goodbye to our loyal dog of 12 years. Sadie was such a big part of our life – a constant and loyal gift during many different seasons. Losing her was harder than I expected. And while I have lost pets before, this was the first time I had to help my children navigate the death of a pet. I hope that by sharing how we walked through the experience, I can offer support to someone else experiencing the loss of a family pet.  

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9 Tips for Bringing Food to the Grieving

9 Tips for Bringing Food to the Grieving

by Johanna Mutz April 05, 2018

Bringing food to a friend is such a precious way to love on her during a hard time. And if you want to go above and beyond with your meal, below are tips suggested by our amazing community of women.  

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