Tag: Loss

I’m Glad My Daughter’s Heart Was Broken: Life Lessons From A...

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My 7-year-old daughter, Sofia, accepted the empty cage from the vet tech with welling eyes that soon spilled over into silent streaming tears. Tearing...

Infertility – A Hidden Scar

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Sometimes I’m struck by just how much we humans can endure, without anyone else ever guessing a thing. Once the initial wound has turned...

I Hate Alzheimer’s

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I Hate Alzheimer's One of the most admirable women I've ever known succumbed to a monster named Alzheimer's disease. I hate it. I get mad...

How My Brother’s Death Haunts My Parenting

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Something happens when you become a parent. You love more. You worry more. You feel a lot more. For me, parenting has triggered an anxiety...

Love and Loss on Mother’s Day

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Have you ever desired something with such intensity that you felt a constant loss each moment that dream was not realized? For years I wanted...

Anabelle Olive: A Life Worth Celebrating

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"Today, October 15th, is Infant Loss Remembrance Day. To some of us, that means nothing. To others of us, it means everything. I know...

Is Modern Motherhood Too Easy?

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  Is modern motherhood too easy? I think about what motherhood used to mean – before technology and modern medicine and easy fixes. It meant widespread...

Motherless on Mother’s Day

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Losing your mother can be a life-altering experience— at least, it was for me. When my mother passed away unexpectedly eight years ago from...