Archives for Grief

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Loss and coping

As he walked through the door with the largest pink flower I’d ever seen, he grinned and talked about how he’d found it on the ground and wasn’t it beautiful? It truly was. Fragrant and bulbous and clearly picked from the yard of one our neighbors. He’d taken to doing this lately and though he’d ...
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Friday Confessional: I don’t know how to let him go

I don’t know how to let him go. He’s not a baby anymore and it’s becoming more and more apparent that he’s growing up. I remember the terror I felt the first time I realized that he no longer had the baby scent. And then the first time he smelled. I mean really smelled. As in “go ...
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Lifegem jewelry: Because your loved ones can still give even when they’re dead

Ok, despite my flippant title, I’m intrigued by the idea I’m about to present to you. Many of my friends and family are aware that I enjoy finding new and different gifts for the various gift-giving occasions. What this means is that I’m always finding websites and resources that I think are worthy of sharing ...
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