Dear Papa Bear

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

The Other Life Lost

I typically try to write these as though they are to my brother. Today I'm going to talk to the person who took his life.

Which Grief is Better (OR when will your death stop affecting me)

“woman sitting on cliff overlooking mountains during daytime” by Milan Popovic on UnsplashHey Andrew, There are times when it feels like it’s going to get tough for a while and there’s nothing I can do about it. It feels like we’ve been in the trenches for two-years and looks like we may be here a bit … Continue reading Which Grief is Better (OR when will your death stop affecting me)

“I wish I didn’t have a sister!”

Oh, boy. I knew this day would come, I really did. All siblings have this moment and it’s totally normal. Georgia and Violet have begun to fight. I guess that’s not right. They’ve been fighting…for years. My husband, the only child (bless him), keeps asking when this “phase is over.” I had to be the … Continue reading “I wish I didn’t have a sister!”

The Rainbow Connection

This title is a bit misleading. This isn’t a blog about rainbows, or even The Muppets. This is a blog about how triggers send us down a road we’d rather not travel on. Everyone has a trigger when it comes to grief. For some it may be a word, an event, an action taken by … Continue reading The Rainbow Connection