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Help for the grieving- guest blog

It blows my mind that I am invited and asked to speak and write.  I love sharing- Madeline, motherhood, lessons, grief, happy and just life… it’s a part of me.  31 more words


Death of a Child

September 6, 2013  — Took my old Beagle, Molly, to the vet today.  They x-rayed her chest to try and diagnose the cause of her incessant coughing.  197 more words

The Innocent Sleep by Karen Perry (Book Review)



The Innocent Sleep by Karen Perry is very close to me declaring that this book is this season’s Gone Girl. And that is very high praise indeed. 550 more words

Book Reviews

Awful People

I experienced some of the worst reactions to my daughter’s death.  Cruel really.  It is amazing what people will think it is ok to say to a mother of a dead child.  130 more words


My Bag Of Memories....

My Bag Of Memories…

By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee

Tommy at one year old… this photo survived a house-fire.  I’m fortunate to have any photos… please forgive the damage to it.   569 more words


Supremely gifted.

In the hard is the good… today on top of the hard something amazing happened… Madeline, Maddie’s Mark Foundation, me,Kidography by Dania and so many others were chosen to shine and be shared by Saratoga Mama Magazine.  44 more words


Sound of Death

We had been hold up in a little room across from my daughter’s room in the pediatric intensive care unit.  My mother, brother, husband and me.  69 more words