The holidays

Parents who have lost a child have a love-hate relationship with the holidays. At least I do, and I have heard others say the same. I think it’s obvious to most people why these days would be harder than others. Happy people, celebrating their happy lives. Their children another year older. Thankful for their health […]

The holidays

I always looked forward to my first Christmas as a mom. I’m the last to have children of all my brothers and sisters, and I hoped that one day I would have the chance to bring my children to all of the holiday events. I always loved seeing all my nieces and nephews get excited […]