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At Downwards and Upwards, we want to create a community of authenticity, hope, and grace. We're wives, moms of little ones, Christians, and ordinary women! We share our stories of parenting, dealing with grief, self-improvement, personal growth, miscarriage & ectopic pregnancy, small home organization, and more! Join the conversation at downwardsandupwards.com, and find us on YouTube!

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Trauma can destroy you, and sometimes it does. Learning to use your pain to push you toward growth redeems the trauma. Read more for the full explanation of what trauma has taught me. Dealing With Grief, Ectopic Pregnancy, Growth Mindset, Self Improvement, Trauma, Read More, Personal Development, Healing, Quote

Healing from Trauma

Trauma can destroy you, and sometimes it does...for a while. Learning to use your pain to push you toward growth redeems the trauma. Read more for the full explanation of what trauma has taught me....so far. #deepquote #quote #trauma #personalgrowth #personaldevelopment #growthmindset

1 in 4 pregnancies ends in loss. On October we observe Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. If you're an angel mom who's lost a baby, you are not alone. Here, you'll find for coping with grief, and someone who understands the pain. Fairy Dust, Fairy Land, Fairy Tales, Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Real Fairies, Infant Loss Awareness, Pregnancy And Infant Loss, Fairy Village

Pregnancy and Infant Loss: You are not alone.

1 in 4 pregnancies ends in loss. On October 15, we observe Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. If you're an angel mom who's lost a baby, you are not alone. Here, you'll find for coping with grief, and someone who understands the pain.

As many as 1 in 4 pregnancies end in loss. Today, we observe Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day to memorialize the babies we don't get to hold. Infant Loss Awareness, Dealing With Grief, Pregnancy And Infant Loss, Ectopic Pregnancy, Grief Loss, Parenting, Lost, Community, Babies

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day

I've wondered about the babies I lost so many times. Who would they be? Were they boys or girls? With 1 in 4 pregnancies ending in loss, I know I'm not alone in this pain. I've found resources and community to help me deal with the grief, and I know you can heal too.

Not everyone else's evening routine will work for you and your family. So how do you find an evening routine that works for you? Check out these tips! Nursery Signs, Nursery Wall Decor, Diy Wall Decor, Home Decor, Diy Wood Signs, Rustic Signs, Wall Signs, Make Your Own Sign, Wood Supply

Develop an Evening Routine that works for you!

Not everyone else's evening routine will work for you and your family. So how do you find an evening routine that works for you? Check out these tips!

What is a Rainbow Baby? Whether you have no idea or know all too well, this is a perfect place to start - or continue - your journey. Dealing With Grief, Ectopic Pregnancy, You Have No Idea, All Is Well, Rainbow Baby, Self Improvement, Perfect Place, Parenting, Journey

What is a Rainbow Baby?

What is a Rainbow Baby? Whether you have no idea or know all too well, this is a perfect place to start - or continue - your journey.

 I try to put my pain into Boxes and nail them shut, just to avoid dealing with it. But when the lid flies off, sometimes you need to cry again. Dealing With Grief, Ectopic Pregnancy, Losing Someone, Cry, Boxes, Nail, Crates, Nails, Box

Processing Grief: Managing with the Pain

Grief sucks. I try to put my pain into boxes and nail them shut, just to avoid dealing with it. But when the lid flies off, sometimes you need to cry again.

Losing a baby before you even had a chance to know them is devastating. Your angel baby was a person who mattered, and these suggestions can help you heal. Losing A Baby, Dealing With Grief, 5 Ways, Pregnancy, Angel, Pregnancy Planning Resources, Fit Pregnancy, Conceiving, Angels

5 Ways to Honor Your Angel Baby

Losing a baby before you even had a chance to know them is devastating. Your angel baby was a person who mattered, and these suggestions can help you heal.

Every parent needs this list of the best Babywise schedule tips! Let's help you and your baby sleep better and develop a routine that supports your family. Dealing With Grief, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sleep Better, Change My Life, Baby Sleep, Self Improvement, Christianity, Schedule, Routine

5 Babywise Tips that Changed My Life

Every parent needs this list of the best Babywise schedule tips! Let's help you and your baby sleep better and develop a routine that supports your family.

A nap schedule is liberating, but it can feel constricting. Here's how you can live around your baby's naps and still feel like your own person! Dealing With Grief, Self Improvement, Like You, Schedule, Feelings, Live, Timeline

Tips and Tricks for Living Around a Nap Schedule

A nap schedule is liberating, but it can feel constricting. Here's how you can live around your baby's naps and still feel like your own person!

Living in a Self-Growth Focused Generation - Downwards and Upwards Dealing With Grief, Ectopic Pregnancy, Self Improvement, Knowledge, Parenting, Peace, Life, Raising Kids, Childcare

Life in a Self-Growth Focused Generation

With so much knowledge at your fingertips, self-growth should be easy, right? Actually, it can become overwhelming to know where to start...

Knowing when and how to start a sleep schedule that works for your infant can be overwhelming. Check out these amazing tips for No Cry Sleep Training! No Cry Sleep Training, Dealing With Grief, Ectopic Pregnancy, Drawing Eyes, Sleep Schedule, Self Improvement, Little Ones, Crying, Infant

No-Cry Sleep Training

Knowing when and how to start a sleep schedule that works for your infant can be overwhelming. Check out these amazing tips for No Cry Sleep Training!

On the night you were born, I told you about my closest friend. You're named after her, and she was like a mother to me. She would have loved you. Dealing With Grief, Baby Letters, Rainbow Baby, Pregnancy, Told You So, Lettering, Night, Drawing Letters, Letters

A Letter to My Rainbow Baby

On the night you were born, I told you about my closest friend. You're named after her, and she like was a mother to me. She would have loved you...