My Mother’s Day

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I was driving and I heard that jingle on the radio – yup, that jingle that reminds, manipulates, invokes that love that you must proclaim in May every year…Mother’s Day.   For me this personally cuts like a sharp knife, actually a double knife. I am not technically a mother and I no longer have Read more

The Loss Of Us

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I remember the exact moment I saw Chloe’s dad, it changed me at my core. I knew that we were suppose to be together… I loved him more than anyone, anything… more than myself and I know that this was the end from the start. I couldn’t give up. I wouldn’t give up, I wanted Read more

Honor The Love

Honor The Lovefeatured

The loss of my daughter Chloe still physically pains me if I think of it in depth.  Watching my child take her last breath is not anything I can describe in words, but I will state it’s the most pain I’ve ever felt physically and emotionally.  I wait for her. I really do, many days Read more

5 Ways To Be There For Someone Who Is Grieving

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Condolences is such an odd word…. I never liked it before I lost my daughter Chloe and my parents, now honestly I detest that word. I think that it’s because that word represents someone who doesn’t understand or care to understand grief. I am hoping this blog post may educate on how to be there for Read more

How To Show Up For Grief

How To Show Up For Grieffeatured

Often we believe that it’s some grand process when you show up for grief.  We believe that you decide today that you will be able to somehow grieve and then that’s it, it’s over.  No longer will you have to continue grieving and the challenges of facing that pain; that uncertainty.  Instead we must learn Read more

Find Your Happy

Find Your Happyfeatured

Here is the most honest and vulnerable post I’ve ever done… I spent many years searching for love & happiness – I thought it was a man.  For a long time I thought drugs/alcohol was the answer.  I tried being a workaholic, gained college degrees and titles, over ate, ran marathons, but everywhere I looked Read more

The Ability to Allow Yourself To Be

The Ability to Allow Yourself To Befeatured

Hello lovely one, do you ever think you yourself: “what am I doing, I just want to run away!”? Why is it that we think that if we run, if we avoid, if we get into something somewhere else that it’ll just go away? “It”– can be defined as pain, uncertainty, fear and the thought that Read more

The Worth of Your Brokenness

The Worth of Your Brokennessfeatured

We often believe if we are more, if we do anything .. that we will be loved & the truth is that you are loved by just being you. It is the brokenness of others that breaks us- breaks our spirit, breaks our faith and the ability to be who we truly are. Today stop Read more

5 Steps to the Courage and Bravery of You

5 Steps to the Courage and Bravery of Youfeatured

The bravery and courage of grief is the absolute requirement to get through losing what you cannot replace. And there are days and moments when with all your heart you believe it is impossible to move forward, to even breathe. But let’s discuss the bravery and the courage of grief.   The requirement of learning Read more