Tara Rigg writes about the complexities, joys, and misunderstandings of grief and parenting. She gratefully breathes in the mountain air surrounding her home in Bozeman, Montana where she lives with her husband and three young daughters. Her son, Beau, was stillborn in 2014.
Mother’s Day. A day that was created to celebrate mothers and all they do. A seemingly joyful day for all. But I know now that for many, it’s a day that is extremely complex, and above all, emotional. Happiness, sorrow, peace, fear, anger, love, appreciation, frustration….I know all of these emotions and more can be felt throughout the day on the second Sunday in May. So, for those that: Are full of joy on their first Mother’s Day with a new and healthy baby, Are sitting in a