Personal Loss

I Do It For You

When someone you love passes away, it can feel like they have disappeared completely from your life and the world. This is how I felt when I lost my great Aunt Fay in 2011. Even though I was able to say goodbye, her death left a void in my heart that I can still feel… Continue reading I Do It For You


10 New Year’s Resolutions for Grievers

There are only a few days left in 2022, which means 2023 is right around the corner! As we approach the new year, many of us are beginning to plan our New Year's Resolutions. Such as saving money, losing weight, making a career change, etc. One thing that I love about New Year's Resolutions is… Continue reading 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Grievers


Am I Strong Enough to Handle This?

After the death of a loved one, life can seem so overwhelming.  We may want to scream, “Why is everyone acting as if nothing happened? I am experiencing the greatest pain of my life! My world has been turned upside down!” We then realize that life does go on and we must continue to function.… Continue reading Am I Strong Enough to Handle This?


What’s In a Name?

In this beautiful month of June, everything is in full bloom, kids are finishing up with school, vacations are being planned, gardens are being planted and we look forward to celebrating Father’s Day.  There are so many different terms of endearment we use to refer to our fathers: dad, daddy, pops, papa, father or yes,… Continue reading What’s In a Name?


April Showers……Makes Me Sad

The Easter season is upon us.  It is a time for renewed hope, a time of rebirth, and a time for rejoicing.  The celebration of the Resurrection of Christ gives us great reason to shout a resounding “Alleluia!”. Jesus has conquered sin and death so that we all might have eternal life – pretty awesome.… Continue reading April Showers……Makes Me Sad