• The Gift Of Connection

    May 18, 2018

    I never felt more myself than the day I arrived at a retreat for mothers who experienced the loss a child. I walked in and looked around to see other moms just like me. Their stories were different, their experiences were unlike mine, but the result was the same; they were living life without one…

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    Another Year Without Her

    January 6, 2018

    New Year At the clock strikes midnight into a brand new year; it brings a fresh start and new beginnings. For me, it takes me further away from my daughter, from the last time I saw her, held her or touched her. January is the step onto the countdown, the step to uphill climb to…

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  • Innocent Reminders of the Life We Almost Had

    September 26, 2017

    The sounds above me are muffled as I dive deep into the water. The splash of my hands as they complete each stroke and the kick of my feet are rhythmic and meditative. I can hear my breathing as I exhale, but nothing else. The swimmers in either lane swim back and forth as I…

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  • Back to School Should Bes

    August 9, 2017

    Bare feet and sandals will soon be replaced with socks and sneakers, beach towels with backpacks, the smell of sweat with pumpkin spice.  The freedom of a summer day will be lost in the routine of back to school affairs as a new school year begins.  My mind is reeling with to-dos and to-buys at…

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