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Special Ways to Remember Babies at the Holidays

There are some really great things going on to support bereaved parents during what can be a difficult time at the Holidays.  If you are a bereaved parent yourself I encourage you do to something in memory of your baby during this time, and Fran’s 12 days of Christmas (posts from Christmas 2012) has some amazing ideas! If...


Mikayla and Chase’s Stocking

We are coming up on the fourth Christmas since we lost our daughter Mikayla and the third since we lost our son Chase.  Bereaved parentsI have expressed how difficult the holidays can be for bereaved parents. I remember that first Christmas all to well, it was so difficult to find joy amongst the grief. I did find...


Mother’s Day: Advice for Bereaved Parents and Those That Love Them

Everyone knows that Mother’s Day is in May, but did you know that Sunday May 6th 2012 is International Bereaved Mother’s Day? This special day was created by Carly Marie to honor and celebrate mothers who carry some, if not all, of their children in their hearts rather than their arms.  In our modern day society, mothers who are grieving...


Jefferson Award Nominee — Mike and Melissa Terrill

Posted: May 02, 2012 3:47 AM CDTBy Elishah Oesch MADISON (WKOW) — Losing a baby is something no parent is prepared for in life. Sadly, one local couple experienced that tragedy twice. But, they’ve turned their grief into action, by helping others going through the same thing. Elishah Oesch introduces us to this month’s Jefferson Award...


NICU honored by Mikayla’s Grace donation

Posted on April 4, 2012 on Meriter’s blog Meriter would like to thank Mikayla’s Grace for their generous donation of NICU care packages and Angel Memory boxes for our NICU families. Mikayla’s Grace was started by Mike and Melissa Terrill and was initially inspired by their second child who was born too soon at 24 weeks, and lived...


March Work Day

Saturday we had over 30 people come to our house to help assemble the donations for this month. We were so touched at all of the family, friends, and Mikayla’s Grace supporters who came to help assemble these donations. So many of the individuals who came to help out are fellow bereaved parents who are...