Six to Seen
Today marks what would have been the 6th birthday of our third - six years of healing, of wonder, and most of all, of honor. This grief journey never gets easier, it simply gets different, and this year is
The Extra of the Infertility Journey
Friendships have been one of the extras of my infertility journey. Not a consolation prize of my hard story and three lost babies, but rather a gift that I have fought for, created, and received.
Fertility Bridge: Flipping the Script is On Us
My name is Justine Froelker, and I am the infertility advocate whose story scares the bejeezus out of most in our community.
He’ll Do It Again
It was only in the darkness of grief and loss that I found the light, His and mine. He made a way for me to Him, when there was no way. Three lost babies and accepting life without children…only God
6 Motherly Lessons Learned from the Lessons of Infertility
Bestselling author and mental health therapist Justine Brooks Froelker shares her 6 universal lessons for National Infertility Awareness Week and the launch of her blog book, The Mother of Second Chances.
A Surfboard in the Ocean of Grief
Because grief is like the ocean
Penned Musing: Stretch to the Warmth
Gracie is plastered against my leg, our usual morning position on the bright orange couch in the sun soaked living room My steaming coffee beside me alongside my stack of morning books and journals.
And the Soul Felt Its Worth
My worth is not in children by my side, in being called mom or being seen as someone who matters by society. My worth is in Him and what better time of year than now to remember that.
The Grief of What Could Have Been – Pregnancy and Infant Loss
Ever Upward Footprints Blog Tour: National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month 2016
To the Invisible Mom Crying in Church
It is that time of year that every week on our way to church we will pass the biggest and most popular pumpkin patch in St. Louis. I will look to my right every single week for about six weeks