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Her.meneutics was co-founded by Katelyn Beaty and Sarah Pulliam Bailey.

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Mourning with Those Who Mourn on Mother’s Day

May 11, 2012 8:58 AM

Like a lot of doting children, I loved Mother’s Day growing up. The holiday usually involved eating out at a fancy restaurant (not the norm for our family), where we gave my mom carefully composed cards and handpicked gifts. Even...

Grieving a Lost Child

January 6, 2012 9:20 AM

I inherited the herb garden when we bought our townhouse and quickly learned that it’s virtually impossible to kill rosemary. I’ll prune or trim once a year—maybe—but the truth is it grows on its own—except for one patch of earth...

A Word to Michelle Duggar's Critics: What it Means to Publicly Grieve a Miscarriage

December 15, 2011 1:00 PM

I’ll just say it: I’m inclined to criticize the Duggars. Yes, a part of me wants to respect their right to have “as many children as God gives” them. But I also have real concerns about their choices. I’m concerned...

What Celebrity Miscarriages Teach Us

January 7, 2011 10:45 AM

Suddenly, it seems as if miscarriage is everywhere. Famous folks from Barbara Bush to Mariah Carey have recently disclosed previous pregnancy losses. Lily Allen suffered her second miscarriage in November, and Lisa Ling shared her own grief following a miscarriage...

In the Shadow of Miscarriage

November 15, 2010 11:30 AM

Miscarriage has been in the news cycle recently. Former President Bush confessed in an interview last week that his mother, after miscarrying, kept the baby in a jar and showed it to her young son. Bush says that act solidified...

Grieving a Miscarriage

July 23, 2010 9:05 AM

Today all I can think about is what might have been. It’s a Saturday, bitter cold and bright, harsh, splintering. We’re doing normal Saturday things, and since we recently moved into our new house, “normal” includes unpacking the remaining boxes,...


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