Oct 9 2012

Grief Relief – Divorce

In honor of pregnancy and infant loss awareness month, in conjunction with our three-year anniversary, we are launching the “Grieve Out Loud Grief Relief.” Read about Grief Relief here.

Today’s submission is about divorce and/or separation after loss. Here are some things you could include in your piece.

How long were you married/together before your loss?
When did you first feel the separation?
Were you able to talk about your loss with your partner?
How did the divorce talk come about?
Where did you go after the split?
What advice do you have for families being faced with divorce?
Do you feel more alone without your partner?

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E-Mail Submission Guidelines are as follow:

1) All submissions are to be sent to with the subject “Divorce.”

2) Copy and paste your original piece into the body of the e-mail. No attachments please.

3) Please include a one paragraph bio including your name, your baby’s name, type of loss, and blog URL if applicable.

4) All submissions are subject to editorial review and may be edited for clarity. We may only utilize a small portion of your work.

5) Submissions due by 11/01/12


Oct 7 2012

Grief Relief – Period

In honor of pregnancy and infant loss awareness month, in conjunction with our three-year anniversary, we are launching the “Grieve Out Loud Grief Relief.” Read about Grief Relief here.

Today we are asking for a personal submission. When was your first post-delivery period? Did it come naturally, or was it brought on medically (ie: Provera?) Furthermore, how did it make you feel both physically and mentally?

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E-Mail Submission Guidelines are as follow:

1) All submissions are to be sent to with the subject “Period.”

2) Copy and paste your original piece into the body of the e-mail. No attachments please.

3) Please include a one paragraph bio including your name, your baby’s name, type of loss, and blog URL if applicable.

4) All submissions are subject to editorial review and may be edited for clarity. We may only utilize a small portion of your work.

5) Submissions due by 11/01/12


Oct 4 2012

Grief Relief – Public Blogging

 

In honor of pregnancy and infant loss awareness month, in conjunction with our three-year anniversary, we are launching the “Grieve Out Loud Grief Relief.”

We will be asking for your personal stories on topics such as pregnancy and infant loss, trying to conceive after loss, pregnancy after loss, and parenting after loss. With your help we will be able to help families foresee some of the twists and turns on the rollercoaster of grief. Your personal stories will become the 2013 Grieve Out Loud Grief Relief Brochure.

Throughout the entire month of October we will be asking for your submissions to specific topics. Today we want to know your personal thoughts and experiences with Public Blogging. Here are some things you could include in your piece.

Did you start your own loss-specific blog?
Was it hard to get started?
How did you build your audience?
Who are your favorite loss blogs to follow?
Where did you find the blogs you currently follow?
How often do you blog?
Do you comment on other blogs?
What stops you from commenting?
Do you wish you had more followers?
Did you stop following blogs after the blogger became pregnant?
How did you ‘end’ your blog?
What would have kept you blogging?
Do you believe blogging is healing?

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E-Mail Submission Guidelines are as follow:

1) All submissions are to be sent to with the subject “Public Blogging.”

2) Copy and paste your original piece into the body of the e-mail. No attachments please.

3) Please include a one paragraph bio including your name, your baby’s name, type of loss, and blog URL if applicable.

4) All submissions are subject to editorial review and may be edited for clarity. We may only utilize a small portion of your work.

5) Submissions due by 11/01/12

 


May 24 2011

Give Back / Spread the News

Ready for our last opening?

We want Grieve Out Loud to be easily accessible to the families that need it. We want to spread the news of what we do and how we can help. If you know of ways that will help, perhaps this is the gig for you! if interested!

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There you have it folks. Four different ways you can help Grieve Out Loud continue to grow and Give Back to our babyloss community. Here is a recap on openings:

1) Content Developers – helping us write material for Facebook, Our Online Support Group Meetings and GOL.org content.

2) Being a New Pen-Pal for families.

3) PR opportunities with helping us Spread the Word.

4) Plus the Open Call for any original content from our readers!

Thank you all for your time and interest. We look forward to reading your ideas and working with you all.


May 22 2011

Give Back / Open Call

As part of our Give Back Project, we are pleased to introduce our third volunteer opening. This one is special as it is an Open Call!

This is a golden opportunity for anyone wanting to Give Back. Basically you call the shots. Submit your original ideas and let us share your work here. This could be a project or organization you started in honor of your children, stories or articles you have written, artwork you have created, songs or videos you recorded, pictures you have taken — literally anything!

If you are interested in sharing your ideas here please with “Open Call Submission” in the subject line. There are no deadlines for this volunteer position, however we would like to begin sharing your ideas by the beginning of June.

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We have one more announcement left! Stay tuned for more.