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Episode 8: Child Loss and Parenting Through Grief

Season 1 - Jack
Season 1 - Jack
Episode 8: Child Loss and Parenting Through Grief

Show Notes

When Jack was born it made me think of his future, the support system he has, and how I have to be mindful of my trauma when parenting. Child loss and grief have impacted how I parent and made me express my gratitude for others in my life on a daily basis. In this episode, I explore my awareness of these tumultuous emotions and trying to create healthy relationships through grief.


Key Takeaways:

[3:48] Gratitude for the people in my life

[7:40] The bond my children have together 

[11:23] Life in my house and reframing how I think about Molly 

[15:40] The support from social media and the CrossFit community 

[21:05] Thinking of Jack’s future, my age, and the support system he has 

[26:01] Going through IVF and people’s personal questions 

[28:57] The community surrounding IVF and the diversity 

[32:08] The impact of grief and child loss 

[35:13] Raising my children through grief 

[37:55] Being mindful of my trauma 

[41:47] Not being limited by societal expectations 


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October 26, 2021

Podcast: A Thousand Tiny Steps

Episode #: 8

Episode Title: Child Loss and Parenting Through Grief


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