Super Senses: A Primer

Trying some superhero looks on for size in the swimsuit I will be happy to never see again. ©2018, Meghan GrossThe summer of 2017 was like many others: my girls lived in swimsuits while playing inside and outside, our dog Spot ran to the door every 5-minutes, my stay-at-home husband was trying to get the girls … Continue reading Super Senses: A Primer

Setting the Stage

On May 1, 1992, my seven-year-old brother was crossing the street to get the mail. He stepped off of the school bus, crossed the road, and was hit by a pick-up truck. He did not live. I was three weeks away from my 13th birthday. This is how I started my grief journey in the loss of a sibling.

The Power of Twenty-eight

My brother has been gone 28-years and I'm still discovering new levels of grief.

The Andrew Project

Around the anniversary of my brother's death, I tend to think about other people in my situation. How did they feel? What did they experience? How are they now? Finally, I decided to do something about it. I’m gathering information to see how I can help other’s who have lost a sibling (or other losses). … Continue reading The Andrew Project

An Observation of Marriage

My parents are celebrating their anniversary. Here are five things I've learned from watching them.

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High Need for Closure

My 10 tips to get through those nagging things that can't be resolved quickly (hello, COVID-19).

Dear Papa Bear

Dear Papa Bear, I'm going to miss you. Here are some of my memories of our life together.