Tag: loss

How to fight depression – Don’t overcome; just feel it

I am not one for research but recently I experienced something not a lot of my friends have had to experience: the loss of...

Grieving the Loss of a Friendship

Grieving the loss of a friendship. I can’t listen to the song “Wind Beneath My Wings” by Bette Midler without crying. I know the song...

My Fifth Baby is my Ninth Child

In September, my husband and I were blessed with our fifth baby! It seems surreal. What most people don’t know, is that our precious boy is really our 9th child.  October is Miscarriage and Infant Loss Awareness month and the ache hits close to home as I hold my newborn.  I haven’t forgotten, nor will I ever forget, the babes that I did not get to hold this side of heaven.

Saying Goodbye to Miller

Wrigley and Miller were our kids until they weren't. We welcomed a son and then a daughter and then two more sons. The attention given became less, but the love only grew. I didn't really view Miller as my child anymore. He was my trusted and beloved friend and counselor.

“Don’t Wish Your Life Away” And Other Life Lessons I Wish...

Both of my parents are deceased.  Both died unexpectedly.  Both gone too soon.  Dad left when I was 15 and mom when I was...