Archive of ‘Grief’ category

Surviving Mother’s Day after the loss of a child

Being a mother is the hardest job in the world.  Being a mother to a son that you have lost is heartbreaking and yet I find myself struggling with this each day, especially on Mother’s Day. I struggle with being a mother to my two boys, while in my heart, I have three sons. There […] Read more…

A Night with a Medium that I’ll Never Forget

I can’t wait to tell you about the messages I received from Zack at my recent group reading with Sister Mediums! The group reading was to take place on the 6th anniversary of Zack’s death on March 10th and the tickets went on sale on Elmo’s 31/2 year birthday (Elmo is always 3 1/2, just […] Read more…

We Can’t Wait to Walk for SickKids again!

Do you have a SickKids story? We do.  We’ve seen the miracles, first hand, that take place within those walls at SickKids.  We were given the gift of 3 years with our child, when the odds were against him from the start.  Not nearly enough, but we may never have known how truly amazing he […] Read more…

How to Help Bereaved Parents After the Loss of a Child

I’m always aware of the loss of our child. We wear it every day like a tattoo. Each day a memory floats by my mind and I’m taken back to the raw emotions of those beginning days without him. Last summer was a perfect example that I’m not the only one in our family who feels this way. […] Read more…

Surviving Christmas After The Loss of a Loved One

Grief sucks everyday, but everything is so much harder at the holidays. Christmas music, the ornaments on the tree, holiday conversations, parties and even the toys stores. I should be shopping for 3 sons, not just two, but again this year, we will be celebrating without my Zack. As we approach another Christmas without Zack, I’m […] Read more…

Halloween After Loss; Death, Graves and Skeletons

Halloween after loss is horrible. I hate driving around my neighbourhood this time of year. My eyes just can’t stop looking at the graves, skeletons and gruesome heads coming out of the ground on my neighbours’ lawns. Do you have these types of decoration on your front porch? Maybe you should consider that they might […] Read more…

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