• How I'm Finally Letting Go Of What Could Have Been

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Trigger warning: child loss
    It's a box that sat untouched for years, tucked inside our basement storage. In between boxes of photos and holiday décor, sat this plastic tub filled with so much hope. But, inside that box tells a story of shattered dreams and heartbreak, a common feeling between grieving parents.
    The sheer excitement of preparing for a baby is mixed with gratitude as the gifts begin arriving for your new bundle of joy. Diapers, outfits, a crib and toys; our house quickly filled up five years ago as we prepared for a big change in our lives.
    My husband and I were expecting...
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