“I grieved at 36 years old for something that happened over half my life ago, and it was the best gift that I could give myself.”
We can all use some guidance navigating this new and unfamiliar journey forward.
“I wasn’t expecting the wind to be knocked out of me. I wasn’t expecting to be transported back to a time in my life when everything made sense on paper, yet nothing made sense in my head, or my heart. All I could think about was that on June 16, 2016, he was alive, and then 8 days later, he wasn’t.”
“Are these sweaters ugly? To the stranger on the street, yes. But to me, their value outweighs my homebody fashion sense. My grandma comes to life every time I grab it off its hook.”
“Thanksgiving stuffing is one of life’s simplest gifts. Something I can count on and look forward to. Because every year, it will bring me back to you.”
“You will never understand the pain a loss mom is going through, but you can be there to support them.”
“She is the most perfect baby, hand-picked by her Angel sister.”
“Grief does not fade into the sunset as time goes on.”
“Grief is an unavoidable human experience but America has done a bang up job of making a mockery of these uncomfortable emotions while pushing toxic positivity to the forefront.”
Deep hurt in a mom’s heart will never go away, but there is plenty you can do to make it more bearable.Deep hurt in a mom’s heart will never go away, but there is plenty you can do to make it more bearable.