Book review (AND GIVEAWAY): Sunlight Burning at Midnight: a memoir by Jessica Ronne

Another giveaway! How exciting! I know! But first, the book. What the book is about:  Sunlight Burning at Midnight is the memoir of Jessica Ronne, mother of eight. She documents her journey through several harrowing years of her life, which include a terminal diagnosis for one of her unborn children and another for her husband. … Continue reading Book review (AND GIVEAWAY): Sunlight Burning at Midnight: a memoir by Jessica Ronne

Short Story: Loved, Baby

It's short story Friday around here and given that it's Loved Baby week, I've written a short story. It's a story that melds together other stories I've heard and read from women who have experienced pregnancy loss and inserts how I imagine I might respond if I were in Marisa's shoes. This story is entirely … Continue reading Short Story: Loved, Baby

Reaching the Hearts of Others and Giveaway

No matter what we write, how we write it is important. This is called tone. The tone that we use in our writing will either connect us to our audience or alienate us from them. When writing about a sensitive subject, it's so important to speak gently to our audience. Sarah in Loved Baby connects … Continue reading Reaching the Hearts of Others and Giveaway

Review and Giveaway: Loved Baby by Sarah Philpott, PhD

This week is a bit different - it's Loved Baby week around here. I have in my possession TWO copies of Loved Baby to give away. October is Infant and Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month, so this week I will be focusing on this book, talking about it, and giving you opportunities to enter to win … Continue reading Review and Giveaway: Loved Baby by Sarah Philpott, PhD