Now, I’m Them

Years ago, I received a phone call from a former co-worker, telling me that a student I knew had been hit by a car and died.  She was just about to turn 6 years old.  I was devastated by this news.  She was such a spunky and sweet girl who I had nicknamed Ramona, because … More Now, I’m Them

How I’m Going to Give, Receive, and Grieve this Holiday Season

The holiday season is here.  For those of us who are grieving our loved ones, it seems like there’s no escaping from the joy and merriment that comes with this inevitable season.  That’s how I felt last year.  Everyone wanted me to take a break from missing my Dorothy to partake in the holiday festivities. … More How I’m Going to Give, Receive, and Grieve this Holiday Season

Blowing Out the Candle on Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

October is coming to a close and with the last of its waning light goes Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.  November and the impending holiday season are coming and they have already started to cast their shadow on the light we worked so hard to shine. October is an exhausting month.  I know I … More Blowing Out the Candle on Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month