Loss of a Baby through Miscarriage

I suffered a miscarriage with my first baby. My mother and sisters also suffered miscarriages. And my eldest daughter also lost a baby to miscarriage. These were devastating and heartbreaking events for all of us and our families. The emotional pain that results from miscarriages is often misunderstood. Friends and family, although well-intentioned, say things that are […]

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Norway Tragedy

A tragedy of enormous proportions occurred in Oslo when Norwegian suspect (32-year-old Anders Behring Breivik) bombed government buildings and went on a shooting rampage at a youth camp on an island nearby. Ninety-two innocent lives have been taken in this senseless and vicious attack. Throughout the world, people are shocked and sending thoughts of love […]

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Forget-Me-Not

Losing a loved one to Alzheimer’s and Dementia is devastating. Family and close friends are usually the first to see the subtle, yet startling changes brought about by these diseases. The changes begin slowly and often people from the outside looking in don’t realize or understand the difficulty that the person and their family are […]

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Create a Memory Tree

It’s important for loved ones who are approaching the end of life to have the opportunity to do a ‘life review.’ This is a time for them to reflect on their life and to reminisce about their loved ones too. Often it’s difficult for families to start those conversations. A number of reasons may get in the way – […]

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Loss and Addictions

There are many kinds of addictions: Tabacco, drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex and work to name a few. People can even be addicted to seeking approval and acceptance or to anything that will give them an adrenaline rush. In my opinion, people can even be addicted to drama and chaos in their live. People become addicted […]

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