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That Day.

That day.  I had a very busy schedule.  I saw you in the kitchen.  You were making breakfast.  I told you I had a busy day scheduled and wouldn’t be home until 3:30 or so.   373 more words


For Jamie

Three years ago you went to Heaven, and though we know you’ve known nothing but joy there we miss you so much. Mommy and Daddy wish you could have stayed with us, but since you couldn’t, here is what we wish instead: 227 more words


Today, I Don't Have To Be Okay

Today, I have to remind myself that I don’t have to be okay. That I’m allowed to grieve. To cry. To stay in my pajamas and watch Disney movies. 114 more words

Personal Growth

The Terms of My Surrender/Alive In Memory

Maria Kubitz will be presenting a workshop at the upcoming Compassionate Friends National Conference in Dallas. Her workshop was inspired by the post listed below. … 79 more words


Hospice: What is it and when is it for you? By Carina Storrs, Special to CNN

Courtesy of CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/29/health/hospice-fast-facts/index.html?sr=fb063015hospicecare830aStoryGallink

(CNN) – Most of us would prefer to put the thought of hospice and end-of-life care as far out of our minds as possible. 220 more words

Family Dynamics

How to Talk to Your Children About Pregnancy and Infant Loss

In the winter of 2005, my second son was stillborn well into my third trimester. I had, at that time, a living son who was almost 3 years old. 38 more words


Life After Losing a Child

Technically, I didn’t lose him, I find that to be such an odd term. I know exactly where he is. His body is buried in a cemetery at my childhood church, just a mile or two from my home. 111 more words