Ever since I started blogging, I knew this day would come. The day I’d have to share heartbreaking news and somehow sum up a life well lived and a heart full of love in mere paragraphs. Now that it’s here, I know that’s impossible.
Even superheroes aren’t invincible. This weekend we’ve been cherishing our final time with my dad who has beat all odds in his 6-1/2 year battle with brain cancer. My family so appreciates all the thoughts, prayers and support we’ve received from friends like you through the years, and will continue to in the days and […]
As far as I see it, there are a few types of people. Baby/kid lovers. Animal lovers. And the truly remarkable people who have enough goodness in their heart to be both. I fall into the first category. It’s not that I don’t like animals (especially in pictures). It’s just that, quite honestly, they scare […]
About a month ago, a friend of mine asked me if I would consider writing about how to talk to kids about illness and death. She thought this wonderful community might have tips to share with her as she prepares her kids—and herself—for saying goodbye to her mom. I was honored that she’d trust me […]