One of the most common questions I get asked as a mother who has walked through miscarriage and infant loss is: “What gifts do you recommend for a grieving mother?” This is why I created the Gift Guide feature here on The Morning — to help friends and family members give meaningful gifts and to give you, grieving mothers, unique and creative ideas for honoring your baby.
Today I’m sharing a few gift ideas from one of the loveliest jewelry companies, GLDN. Their designs are unique, modern and with the perfect amount of personalization available. I recently was able to get a set of 4 Rhone Stacking Rings, 1 personalized for each of my 4 children, and I love them so much. Such a sweet way to honor all my children.
In this post (and podcast episode) I shared 7 ways to commemorate Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month. One additional way to love a grieving mother, whether in October (Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month) or any other month of they year is through a simple and meaningful gift. One of my favorite resources for […]
5 years ago my mama heart was desperate for a way to honor my son on his birthday. He would have been turning 5 and 5 felt so big and important. And I felt lost as to how to honor him well that year. After pouring my heart out to my best friend she nonchalantly said […]
For the woman who’s heart is aching this Mother’s Day, it isn’t about the gift — it’s extravagance or monetary value, instead it’s about someone remembering and affirming that she is a mother, despite her empty arms. The gifts listed are just ideas to get you started. Pair any of these gifts with one of […]
When a baby dies, the few tangible things a mother has to represent that precious life become invaluable. Whether it’s a positive pregnancy test or a first ultrasound photo or the tiny hat from the hospital, these few items become a grieving mother’s most valuable possessions. It would be months after my son died before […]
A sweet way to remind a mama that her baby is not forgotten. I have several pieces of jewelry that remind me of my son every time I wear them. And those pieces not only remind me of him, but they also remind me how loved I am by the sweet friend or family member […]
When my son died, I received a number of beautiful and thoughtful gifts. Among the most precious to me were the plants; there was something incredibly hope-filled and precious about having a living thing in my home that would remind me of my son every time I passed by. To this day, 9+ years since […]