Grief and Joy

By: Karen Hart Grief came suddenly to me And she took me by the hand Day by day I walked and walked  Till I could no longer stand  And it seemed they’d never change My heart felt forever broken  And I thought it would so remain  Each day flowed into the next One day as…

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Forgotten Fathers

Remember that father’s grieve like mothers do. Remember that Father’s Day is not easy for them.

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Bereaved Mother’s Day

By: Amy Lied The Sunday before Mother’s Day. A day you never heard of until you joined this terrible club. It’s a day set assigned to honor the mothers who are living without their child/ren. It’s a day with which I have a love/hate relationship. I love the fact that we get our own day,…

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Shattering the Silence

By: Autumn Purdy On a brisk, sunny morning recently, I drove my daughter to her socially distanced ballet performance of “The Nutcracker”. This year will be different than all other years: masks on, dancing within a taped-off box, no parents or audience, and instead of enjoying a matinee showing of the annual Christmas spectacular at…

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Never Alone

Sharing the lessons we learned from our daughter and helping others know they are not alone in the heartache and pain.

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Gifts of the Holiday season

By: Robyn Busekrus The holidays are here and they bring an assortment of emotions. The holiday songs, decorations and gifts to buy usher in the season.  For myself, the holiday season starts at the end of September. Fall is in gear and Halloween is approaching. October is the month we lost our son Hope.  Fall…

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