Tags » Children's Grief

Talking About Grief

I thought I would share with you my recent interview for a morning radio program that radiates to the people of outback rural N.S.W. I was asked about various aspects of grief and the differences for men, women and children when they are experiencing grief. 57 more words


The Seasons of Pain

Snow is falling outside, dusting everything with powdery white fluff.  I’m wondering if the boys will want to play in it tomorrow.  Or at least, that’s what I was thinking of earlier.   733 more words

Thirty Days of Caemon--Day Five: Caemon's Story--Explaining the Impossible

When Caemon died, he had a number of peers who knew him, who knew he was sick and in the hospital, and the parents of these children–his cousins, his friends, even children he didn’t know–had to figure out how to tell their children about death in ways that they would understand but also in ways that wouldn’t scare them. 1,374 more words

Every Bedtime Routine Begins With Grief

This is a new thing, the crying.  At least the crying before bed.  You might read this and immediately think the tears come from not wanting to go to bed.   710 more words

I Won't Say It Doesn't Hurt

I can say that I’m feeling sorry for myself (again), but I won’t. I can say that my child hurting is the worst thing ever, but I won’t. 522 more words

Loving Daddy, Missing Daddy

I don’t know what it’s like to lose my dad. Thankfully mine is still here. So I don’t know what it’s like to grow up without one but everyday I just watch my daughters to get a taste of what it must be like. 508 more words

Remembering Him

The Worst Feeling in the World

I wish I could protect my children.  I wish I could shield them from all the hurt and pain of the world.  I wish I could shut their eyes, close their minds, turn off their ears from the cold, cruel world.   230 more words