grief

Losing a family member is one of the most traumatic life events; Families must support one another to endure the five stages of grief and get through it together.

Marissa Jason5 months ago
Never Ending Cycles
So you've been trying to start or add to your family. You might be trying for your first child, you may have remarried and you want more children, or you're trying for baby number 2 but months and mon...
Tawni Hardy5 months ago
I Am a Childless Mother
Nothing is more exciting or more terrifying than seeing those two blue lines of a positive pregnancy test. Your mind starts to race, joy, fear, uncertainty, and love are some of the emotions that star...
Duch DeLuca5 months ago
Gone for Good
How Will I Tell the Children? October 10, 2018 By: Emily DeLuca Cassie awoke as she did every day, bright and early and full of vigor. She started her day as she always did, brewing a fresh, strong po...
Hope Osiemi5 months ago
The Girl Who Lost Her Mother
"Mommy, why did you leave me?" was something I said to myself each and every day. I never thought that something so horrible could ever happen to me; but yet it did. The last time something bad happen...
Haley Madison5 months ago
Miscarriage Awareness
October 15th is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Never did it cross my mind that this day would be something I would be a part of. I don’t think anyone thinks they will be a part of...
Kristie Bochman5 months ago
Losing Mom
Mom, the nurturing, caregiver who always has your back. I was only 4 when my mom lost her battle to breast cancer at only 30 years young. For most, this is something they won’t experience until later ...
Michelle Schultz5 months ago
Today We Buried My Grandma
Today we buried my grandma. I couldn't have been more appalled. I knew she had passed away, obviously, but it really didn't hit me until I was there, standing at her casket. I don't know why. I was th...
Aimee W5 months ago
Beginning to Move Forward After a Miscarriage
As we draw to the end of Baby Loss Awareness Week, I wanted to talk about moving forward—starting with going back to work. It's Saturday night and by some miracle I have made it through 5 days back in...
Roger Kriner5 months ago
Grief
The sudden loss of a loved one will turn your life upside down. It's devastating. They're here one day ... gone the next. How the hell do you cope with something like that? My wife had a minor stroke ...
Michelle Shaver5 months ago
Sometimes Life Throws Grenades
Sometimes instead of lemons, life throws grenades.
Starsha Etner5 months ago
Being Still Hurts
I've stumbled, fell face flat, sat in a 6-foot deep hole and shed way too many tears to count in recent. Social interactions became a blur without one single thought of happiness in my mind...Being st...
Aimee W5 months ago
As Long As There Is Life, There Is Hope. As Long As There Is Hope, There Is Life.
What does it feel like to lose a baby? Ever wondered that? It may have crossed your mind at one point but it was probably only a fleeting thought and that's absolutely fine. Who would want to dwell on...
Cameron Anson5 months ago
Where Is Dad?
It was a Thursday morning, around 6:30 AM. I was jolted awake by the hellish scream of ambulance sirens. Footsteps echoed past my bedroom through the narrow hallway. I heard the familiar voice of Kath...
LeighAnn Connor6 months ago
Time Does Heal
Hi, I would like to share a story of mine which is a little personal, it is a story about my grandfather. Four years ago in the year of 2014 he lost his battle with cancer. There was one time during h...
Kira Zimney6 months ago
My Sister Janna's Last Words
When you’re young, things that’ve happened just don’t seem to click. Even catastrophic things, like death. Maybe it does click for some kids, but most of them just process a sudden tragedy, they may a...
Grieving with a Step-parent's Death
58 days ago, 2:08 PM, I was given the news that I had lost my step mom. It’s hard to process something like that when just hours earlier you were leaving for school and everything seemed normal. The h...
Christina Russo6 months ago
Why Don’t We Talk About Those Who Have Passed?
When you saw this title you probably thought “Huh, that’s a morbid topic.” Yes, I would agree it’s not the most “sunshine and rainbows” topic, however, it’s something I believe is worth thinking about...
Sylvia Martin6 months ago
Getting Through Loss
There is no getting through loss, there is only living with it... Sharing your story, and hearing others share their stories, it helps to know you are not alone. That others are dealing with the pain ...