Music and Grieving

Written by Lauren Muscarella t2a contributor Casey B. (Dealing with the Loss of an Online Friendship) writes about the benefits of making beautiful music a part of everyday life especially when it comes to dealing with hardship. (Aside: Casey’s t2a articles & blog Navigating Cyberloss. Casey’s blog has a great community of people talking about music that … Continue reading

Losing My Mother, Then My Baby

This is a very special post from a thoughtful contributor who lost her mother at 19 then years later faced the hard decision to terminate a pregnancy after doctors found that the baby had a third chromosome, a deadly Trisomy 13. Her story touched me because of her bravery and candor. Please read this post with … Continue reading

Enter Our Poetry Contest with Heartache to Healing

This July Trauma to Art is teaming up with Heartache to Healing for a poetry contest. For many of us there are several hurdles between inspired ideas and putting pen to paper. The first barrier perhaps is writing something we are proud of and something that means something to us. When I wrote the poem below (and … Continue reading