• How to Talk to Your Preschooler About Death

    June 5, 2018

    “Why you sad, mama?” Those words were the ones I was dreading hearing from my three year old.  Up until then, Nate and I had kept his grandfather’s death from him, not needing him to be concerned about something he didn’t need to understand quite yet.  That question, though, was the one I knew I…

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  • How to parent while grieving

    How to Parent While Grieving

    March 19, 2018

    Today marks the month anniversary of my dad’s death.  The past month has been a whirlwind of emotions, activity, and thoughts.  There have been days where I’ve forgotten anything has changed and there have been days where I’m emotionally paralyzed and don’t know how to do anything, let alone take care of my precious boys. …

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  • Wading Through Grief

    March 5, 2018

    Two weeks ago today I got a phone call that changed my life completely.  My dad had unexpectedly passed away.  It’s been two weeks and my head is still spinning with thoughts, questions, grief, and anger.  We had a complicated and strained relationship but, nevertheless, I loved him and prayed daily for healing in our…

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