Archive of ‘Grief’ category

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…

Celebrating Zack’s 8th Birthday Without Him

Zack and Jayden’s birthday came and went this year with a quiet sadness. Not as heartbreaking as other years and I’m not sure why. Is it that 5 years has passed since we last celebrated together and the pain is less than it was at 4 years, 3 years, 2 years, 1 year? It’s been […] Read more…

Please Let Elijah’s Parents Grieve in Peace

A precious little boy has died, in the most unimaginable way.  A horrible tragedy has ended his short life at only 3 years old.  Elijah’s mother won’t be able to rock her sweet boy to sleep or see him grow up.  She’ll have to say goodbye and find a way to move on through life […] Read more…

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