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BROKEN MOMENTS

BROKEN MOMENTS Welcome to one of the days of the year where many feel the duality of life's happiest and hardest moments in the deepest of ways. Mother's Day is celebrated as a day to value mom's around the world and honor all that they are, but for many men and women, it is a

By |2019-05-11T22:26:59-04:00May 18th, 2017|1fw blog, Parenting After Loss|1 Comment

IMPERFECTLY PERFECT – A MOTHER’S DAY LETTER

IMPERFECTLY PERFECT - A MOTHER'S DAY LETTER I originally wrote this as a "guest blog" piece for https://www.thedaddyletters.com and it is shared on that website as well. You can follow The Daddy Letters on Facebook and Instagram at https://www.facebook.com/TheDaddyLetters/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE&fref=nf Lach has created a beautiful blog and place to share his letters for his young children. Here is my

By |2019-05-12T17:38:08-04:00May 12th, 2017|1fw blog, Parenting After Loss|0 Comments

10 SUPER SIMPLE TIPS FOR A HEALTHY AND FIT LIFE

10 SUPER SIMPLE TIPS FOR A HEALTHY AND FIT LIFE   As a fitness coach, I see trends people who want to change their life through fitness. Clients get so wrapped up in the "correct" way to exercise and eat and that perfectionism ends up making the new lifestyle cumbersome, stifling and overwhelming. Within weeks

By |2019-12-13T16:31:40-05:00May 3rd, 2017|1fw blog, Health|0 Comments

WHO YOU SHOULD LOVE AFTER LOSS

WHO YOU SHOULD LOVE AFTER LOSS It’s lonely. In fact, lonely is not a strong enough word to grasp the depth of aloneness that becomes your life after loss. You are desperately and hopelessly alone regardless of how many people surround you, love you, care about you. You can be in the center of a

By |2020-02-27T13:25:07-05:00April 29th, 2017|1fw blog, grief|2 Comments

YOU SHOULD STAY

YOU SHOULD STAY When tragedy happens everyone runs to be by your side. The beauty of human nature in the midst of unthinkable circumstances can be truly inspiring, and profoundly encouraging. You hear every kind, sincere and beautiful promise possible by people who believe in everything they say. "I promise to help you on the

By |2018-11-18T16:08:02-05:00April 29th, 2017|1fw blog, grief|0 Comments

I CAN’T FIX THIS

I CAN’T FIX THIS My son was 13 months when he lost his father. He holds no memories of his daddy and never asks questions or brings him up. He is a happy, well-adjusted, smart, and lovable five years old. He just also happens to be a kid who’s dad died way too young. Truth

By |2018-11-18T16:39:41-05:00February 7th, 2017|1fw blog, grief, Parenting After Loss|0 Comments

THE GLASS HO– USE OF GRIEF

THE GLASS HO-- USE OF GRIEF Welcome to widowhood. I’m giving you fair warning – this journey will be perhaps the crappiest you ever endure. This journey is difficult regardless of your kind of loss. It may have come as a shock; it may have been expected, regardless of your circumstances it is beyond painful.

By |2018-11-18T16:49:36-05:00May 20th, 2016|1fw blog, grief|0 Comments