Memorial Day…. Then and Now

This is it… Genau das! Spart sich die Frage, ob oder wann ich über Emma hinweg komme… Ich bzw. Wir werden dass nie. Wir werden nur einen Weg finden damit zurecht zu kommen.

Stillbirth Matters

by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP, CPLC

(This post was first published in 2013 and by request we are reposting for Memorial Day 2016!)

Forget-Me-Not

I have fond memories of Memorial Day from my childhood.  We would go around to the cemeteries where my great-grandparents, great aunts and uncles, and grandma were buried.  It always took more time than we (as kids) expected because we would run into neighbors or friends who were also honoring their loved ones.

But, my favorite part was that this activity would prompt my parents and other relatives to start telling stories about the family members I was helping to remember even though I had never met most of them.  Some of the stories were funny, some I didn’t understand at the time, and some were honest explanations of challenging times.   I found it fascinating to hear about my own parents’ and grandparents’ childhoods and…

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