Bereavement

The Moment I Exhaled

The Moment I Exhaled

By Rachel Hoeing This time of the year is always difficult for me. In August, seven years ago, I lost my mom to ovarian cancer. Three months later, my dad died in his sleep from a blockage in his heart. The year 2011 was a tornado of events as well as a tropical storm...
Parenting After Loss

Parenting After Loss

By Laura Simon This is perhaps not the best day for me to write a blog post. In fact, the safest thing for me to do is to hunker down in my bathroom and avoid contact with the outside world. Today is the eighth anniversary of my dad’s death. I’ve noticed that, whether...