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Ava's Story

I’ve been meaning to write our Ava’s Story for a while.  Since I had to opportunity to write it out for our church newsletter I decided it was the perfect opportunity to put it all together and finally publish it here.   2,682 more words

Life's Lessons

I was once asked, ‘What has been life’s most valuable lesson?’

My response was, ‘The death of my child.’

The second part of the question was, ‘What were the lessons?’ 365 more words

My Thoughts On...

You can't save people from themselves

In November 2013, shortly before Thanksgiving, I had an argument with Zachary. The words that I said in anger still haunt me. I could see that he was in a toxic relationship and I was tired of seeing him so broken. 393 more words

Say Something Positive...

As the calendar announces the beginning of summer, I wish I could click my heels together three times and fast forward to September.  Skip over the long days and turn the clocks back to darkness at 5:00 pm. 309 more words


Seeing parents lose a child has changed what it means to be a mother

RE-posted from Helen Dickinson article in http://www.theguardian.com/healthcare-network/views-from-the-nhs-frontline/2015/may/18/seeing-parents-lose-a-child-has-changed-what-it-means-to-be-mother

I knew when I chose paediatrics as my career path that there would be difficult times and sometimes I don’t know how I cope… 721 more words

Helpful Stories

Death Is Not The End

Day 22 of writing my grief course.  This past week has been a zinger.  It makes you wonder if you are under attack by the universe?   892 more words


Saving Grace

When I was writing my book, The Messenger, I never knew where it was going to go, or where it was going to take me. I just followed it. 402 more words