Posts Tagged ‘grief’

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…

Ho-Ho-Holiday Family Movie Streaming

The holidays bring so many mixed emotions when you’ve lost someone you love. I’m excited that my holiday shopping list is getting shorter, but I also feel the sadness when I walk past our tree twinkling with all the ornaments of the Christmases gone by. I love buying gifts for my beautiful boys but still […] 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…

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