Hand to Hold's Official Blog: Written by Parents for Parents

Saying Thanks In a Very Big Way

Giving back is often an important step in the healing process following a traumatic life experience.  From sharing personal stories of tragedy and triumph to raise awareness for a cause to competing in athletic events to raise funding for lifesaving research, giving back helps individuals and families find meaning in their experience while helping improve […]

When Your Preemie Never Comes Home + {Giveaway}

This post includes a review of an item PreemieBabies101 received for free in exchange for our honest opinions. All opinions are the author’s own and no affiliate links were used. See that picture to the right? That’s my family. Well, sort of. On December 9th, 2011 after a month of hospital bed rest, I suffered […]

{Giveaway} Nurturing the Soul of Your Family

It’s our first giveaway of the new year, and we’re excited to partner with Renee Trudeau of Renee Trudeau & Associates to bring you a book about finding peace in everyday life. As parents of preemies, this topic couldn’t be more appropriate! It also corresponds perfectly with our next FB chat (coming up on Monday, […]

{Giveaway} From Hope to Joy

We are thrilled to partner with Preemie Mom and Author Jennifer Degl to give away two copies of her memoir, From Hope to Joy. If you missed her interview earlier this fall, Jennifer gives you a taste of what her experience was like after the early birth of her micropreemie, Joy, at 23 weeks gestation. […]

{Giveaway} Small Bird Studios Print

It’s an honor and a privilege to share this month’s giveaway. October is Pregnancy/Infant Loss Month. For many of our NICU families, they come home with empty arms. And, many mothers have felt the pain of miscarriage and stillbirth. Fellow NICU mom, Franchesca Cox, shares that pain. After we lost our first child, a little girl in […]