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RaeAnne Fredrickson
Samuel's Mama <3
Samuel's Mama <3

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I Can't Even Imagine
by Kellie Soper "I can't even imagine..." I've heard this hundreds of times from people. Before Lily's diagnosis, I even muttered these words myself. These words are often following an  I'm sorry  with a sympathetic head tilt. Maybe it's because there's usu...

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What Ifs and If Onlys
by Alex Hopper It’s beyond hard not to think about the “What ifs” and “If onlys” after a devastating loss. It may not be the healthiest thing to think about but I think sometimes we just need to let our minds “go there” for a few moments. I think it is bett...

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Happy Birthday, Eden Olivia
by Megan Coker So much can happen in a year. It seems like such a short time ago that you were born into our arms and breathed so deeply, curled your hand around my finger, and left us while lying in your Daddy’s arms. I realize now that carrying you to bir...

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Father's Day
by Kellie Soper  The most memorable part of my wedding day was the moment I walked up the aisle towards my soon-to-be husband. I had been anxious all morning, but seconds before I walked down the aisle I was filled to the brim with peace. I took my dad's ar...

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Day of Despair
by  Kellie Soper Some call it their "D-Day". The day they learned of their child's fate. The day they learned that every hope and dream they had for their child was shattered. The day they  may have been  told their child was " incompatible with life ". Or ...

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Hyrum's Story, by his Mama
A Life Well Lived, By Ashley Wiltbank ​I've heard many people say that the year they lost their child was the worst year of their lives. I refuse to make that true for me. 2016 has already been the best year of my life. A year I'll remember forever. It's th...

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7 Thing I Wish I'd Known
“Your son will not be able to survive outside the womb.”  Those are words that I will never forget.  The day my entire life changed.  Knowing your child can’t survive, and each day could be your child’s last.  Your dreams and wishes turn from watching them ...

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Thoughts on Carrying to Birth, from a Couple Who's Been There
So there I was, a grown woman, curled up in the fetal position on the cold kitchen floor, screaming out while
clutching my ever growing belly.  My ever growing baby.   Begging, pleading,
demanding to be heard. By God? Maybe.  I felt warm arms wrap around me...

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A Gift for Mother's Day
by Bethany Conkel I was not expecting to find myself in the card aisle at our local grocery store. I was just trying to kill a little time and ended up there by mistake. It’s not an area of the store I tend to frequent.  As I walked through, Mother’s Day ca...

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Angel Bear Blankets
by Christine Russo While my husband and I were carrying Gianna, we had so many people support us. Strangers were coming to our aid alongside family and friends. Among those supporters were the amazing women of the shawl ministry at St. Patrick's Church in S...
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