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  • Holiday Survival

    November 19, 2016
    Surviving-holidays-after-loss

    I am not good at holidays.

    In the five years since my daughter passed I have yet to figure out what to do with them….

  • What I need

    September 22, 2016

    I have never been good at telling others what I need.

    Losing my daughter complicated my ability to ask for help rather than sharpening it.

    If…

  • Coping With the Holidays

    September 7, 2016
    christmas stocking

    The first Christmas after we lost our daughter I successfully pretended the holidays did not exist. Hiding inside our home, ignoring the phone and…

  • Holiday Survival

    August 26, 2016

    I am not good at holidays.

    In the five years since my daughter passed I have yet to figure out what to do with them….

  • How To Survive

    August 7, 2015

    When we found out we were expecting triplets I avoided the horror stories. I clicked away from tales of early labor, grim statistics and…

  • What is really wrong

    September 12, 2014

    Since the day my daughter passed, I have been surprised countless times by one question:

    “What’s wrong?”

    If feels like a bit of a slap in…