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Children's Grief Awareness Week UK

Last week I wrote a blog post about Emma’s struggles as a bereaved sister and Vicky, a bereaved mummy and friend, commented with information about Children’s Grief Awareness Week in the UK. 1,583 more words


Watch Out, the World is Judging

Oh, what an awful way to feel.  As if the eyes of the world are on you and nothing you do is adequate enough.

I’m called combative.   416 more words

Lunch and Tears

The boys aresitting around the computer watching a Netflix show.  Movies and cartoons are left for weekends only.  It’s Saturday and they’re excited to watch something called Ant Boy.   465 more words

Circling Back: "I Don't Want to Die"

“I don’t want to die, Mommy.  I don’t want to go to heaven.  I’ll miss you.”

That’s what my six-year-old was telling me, crying, from the back seat of the car.   475 more words

Bedtime Stories

My son rushed into my room sobbing.  It’s time for bed and they have ten minutes left until it’s time for their bedtime routine.

“I miss my dad!”  he wailed. 722 more words

When Your Son is Afraid of Losing His Father

He’s quiet and broody again.  I am on the computer and a single sheet of paper is thrown over the couch.  It lands softly onto my lap.   421 more words

Ten Hard Truths About Grief

by Thom Dennis

We would all prefer to live with the illusion that we are in control of our own lives, but a sudden change in the weather, an unwelcome diagnosis or a random act of violence reminds us that no one is the master of their fate. 974 more words

Poems And Reflections