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Guest blog from Delores, a bereaved parent.

I have been keeping kind of a journal and wanted to share my thoughts. I hope some of it will help someone realize their feelings are very natural. 1,004 more words

Coping With A Child's Death


Almost a year after Jerritt’s death I keep hearing about that thing they call healing.  “It’s part of the healing process,” they tell me.  I think about a time in 2010, or maybe it was 2009, I was chopping some parsley and I suddenly cut off a small corner tip of my left index finger.  470 more words

Parent Grief

Bridgeport, July 4, 2014

We spent last year celebrating in Bridgeport.  A friend told us about the festivities in this small town and it sounded like something that we all would really enjoy.   755 more words

Parent Grief

The questions of July

Dear Son

I am sitting here in front of the computer.  The coffee is brewing in the kitchen. The youngest pup has come to lick and wallow on me. 858 more words

Coping With The Death Of A Child

June again

Perhaps this is the tradition now- every year -this time of year -to revisit this particular memory. Four years ago today my son was home. We had just had a storm rip through the mountains. 792 more words

Coping With The Death Of A Child

Honoring your dead child on Memorial Day

I visited Daniel’s grave today with my grandson, Patrick Daniel, who was named in his honor. Patrick’s mother is Summer, pictured at the far left in this old photo of Summer, Brook and Daniel taken when my three oldest children were still young people full of promise. 449 more words

Coping With A Child's Death