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Parents of lost babies and potential of all kinds: come here to share the technicolour, the vividness, the despair, the heart-broken-open, the compassion we learn for others, having been through this mess — and see it reflected back at you, acknowledged and understood.

Thanks to photographer Xin Li and to artist Stephanie Sicore for their respective illustrations and photos.

parenting after loss > Hurting hearts

My heart aches for my 6,5 -year old. She’s a wise little girl. We were talking about a music video she saw, where someone got hurt and the others started laughing whereas she said that it wasn’t nice at all to do that. After that she said « It isn’t nice to laugh of someone hurting, not if they fall and hurt themselves or if their heart hurts. I know all about hurting hearts» My little girl misses here middle sister so bad that here heart hurts when she think of here. We do talk about little miss S, who would have been 4.5 years old now, quite often.
Today I took the girls to the cemetary, our heart became a little lighter.

Sometimes I don’t know what to do there and then. Last night when talking about hurting hearts, We both cried.
February 16, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterScandinavian endo-girl
Thinking of you, Scandinavian endo-girl. My now 10 and 8 year old still long for the brother they didn't get to bring home. And not being able to fix that for them hurts my mama heart all the more. This sucks so bad for all of us. Hugs to you, mama.
February 19, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterJ
It defenantly sucks,
This night she started crying again, saying she feels like a piece of here heart is gone. I wish I could make here pain go away, but I can’t.
She’s overly protective of our rainbow that’s 3,5 now, allways reassuring here little sister that she loves here. Giving hugs and kissess all the time.
February 28, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterScandinavian endo-girl