Spirit Babies

Spirit Babies altar at Sun Gallery

We were honored again this year to be accepted into the Sun Gallery’s Day of the Dead Exhibition and Celebration in Hayward, California. I walked in to set up our altar to find that I was the first person there! Executive Director/Curator Dorsi Diaz helped me with the placement of it, suggesting an area in…

Spirit babies altar at Sun Gallery 10/5-11/7

We were honored again this year to be accepted into the Sun Gallery’s Day of the Dead Exhibition and Celebration in Hayward, California. I walked in to set up our altar to find that I was the first person there! Executive Director/Curator Dorsi Diaz helped me with the placement of it, suggesting an area in […]

How does the garden grow?

 It’s been about 41 days since I planted the Spirit Babies garden. Look how it blooms and grows!  I am particularly excited about how well the cala lilies have come back. The pot had been ‘invaded’ by a mint plant which I repotted and moved out of my cat’s reach. (I caught him on the […]

On Mother’s Day: A Spirit Babies devotional garden

Yesterday I decided that it might be a good idea to plant notes from the last Spirit Babies ceremonies on Mother’s Day. There were so many cute little flowers on sale at Trader Joe’s just in time for the holiday. The flowers I chose included low-water plants (the red and yellow flowers that aren’t roses), […]

Remembering; Forgiving

by Gwendolyn Roberts All of the attendees at our first Charlottesville Spirit Babies Ceremony concurred that there is a need for this sort of gathering in our community. Too often pregnancy loss feels isolating. There are amazing resources available through institutions and online, but there is a magic possible when we share space and time […]