Author Archives: Kari

About Kari

Kari. Wife. Mother. Writer. Activist. Organic Farmer. Agronomist. Natural Health Nut. Skin Care Guru. Entrepreneur. Jesus Lover. Amateur Gluten Free Chef. A Million Other Things In Training. Welcome to my world...

Grieving through the Holidays

As November enters with a vengeance, I am seeing more and more people suddenly seem to lose their driving strength that seemed to emanate from them following their loss. Everything seems to okay for a while, but now – BAM! … Continue reading

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Every Day Living after Loss

I wish there were a way for me to put into words what it is like to continue living after losing a child. When Mason died, I figured the holidays wouldn’t be “as hard” as they were for families who … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Like a lot of fellow SIDS parents (or parents who lost their child in their home), my husband and I were no longer able to consider our home our “safe haven”. We felt trapped in a home where we had … Continue reading

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Trying Again (& Bringing Home Baby) After Loss

One of the most common questions I come across is “How do you know it’s time to have another baby? How do you handle it? What is having a new baby like after loss?” I don’t know personally what it … Continue reading

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Surviving Tragedy

Because our official website is still being built, it has come to my attention that there is a very real immediate need for resources for those who find themselves in the midst of tragedy. Below are our resources for those … Continue reading

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When Friends bring Babies

Mason has been so heavy on my heart lately. In the last month, I’ve watched a friends son take his first steps. A baby that was born just days after Mason. It’s like the most complex series of emotions I’ve … Continue reading

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Father’s Grieve, too

My name is Bryce and I am the co-founder of Mason’s Cause. I am sure that you know by now that my son Mason died on March 5, 2011.  When Mason died, I was 23 years old. I have two … Continue reading

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