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bereavement Tag

Today I am full of a bunch of thoughts that begin with the words “I’ll never…” I’m overwhelmed and saddened by the realization of the hundreds of things I’ll never do with my son. Remember that character in the Charlie Brown cartoons? Pigpen was his name, I think. Wherever he...

I’ve been a little MIA lately, I know. I normally post each week, as topics bubble up and pester me until I write about them. I had planned to write while on holiday in Bali, Indonesia, with my Aussie family… but something really weird happened that prevented me from doing...

Picture a dry erase board with tons of black and red writing all over it… ideas, thoughts, comments, quotes, plans, list of things to do. Then imagine taking a stiff, dried up eraser and trying to wipe the board clean. It leaves a ton of smudged ink behind. Now write...

As a single mom, I was always including my son in my own activities… well, I write ‘including’ but what I really mean is ‘dragging.’ If you have kids, you know that it can be a challenge to stay relevant, hold their interest, and keep them engaged in family life. ...

Newsflash: I have been sobbing on and off all day. Shocker, right? Holly is crying again. Holly is missing her boy again. Holly is posting a picture of Mason on Facebook again. Will it ever stop? Will she ever move on? Lemme answer that: nope. I am forever paralyzed, forever...