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Category: Grief & Loss

Love What Matters

Last week Love What Matters contacted me to write a piece on our story. I took bits from several different blog entries so some of it you’ll have read before, but the best way for me to tell our story … Continue Reading Love What Matters


Holidays are always a struggle since his death. While they’re cherished time with family, they tend to be such a painful reminder of my child’s absence. Easter hit me hard. There should have been another basket, another set of tiny … Continue Reading Silencing

Search & Rescue

This year and a half has been so difficult for us and such a test of our coping mechanisms. last year it was all so fresh. Sloan’s death had loomed over everything regarding us, for everyone. Everyone knew about it, … Continue Reading Search & Rescue

Trauma & Triggers

On Sunday night, I crumbled. Phoenix was crying for hours, refusing sleep. It’s unusual for her. She’s been the mythical baby who has slept through the night since she was only weeks old. She’s not one to cry like that … Continue Reading Trauma & Triggers