Sugar Packets & Solo Cups

Watch one of the critical lessons I have learned about my grief journey. When you feel you’ve been ripped open and poured out, you may just need a refill.

A 3-year-old’s wisdom

On a dark, misty, dreary morning I prepared my 3-year-old grandson for his day. As I strapped him into his car seat he boldly states, “it’s sunny”, I quickly correct…

After a Tragedy: What Kids Can Do

After a terrible tragedy, many people experience an intense emotional reaction that may not show up for weeks or even months afterward. Mental health clinicians call this reaction Post-Traumatic Stress…

3 Lessons Grief Has Taught Me (so far)

Imagine your first day of school; the nerves, anxiety, the hugs, the tears- by children and parents… now the last, with relief from the labors of education, capped off by…

Men Grieve Too

Grief is not gender-specific, but typically how men and women are affected by and respond to grief is. There’s research that argues men tend to have greater mood swings than…