What Happens When the Holidays Hurt?
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, except when it isn’t. Everything about the season highlights your loss, whether […]
What We Missed During the Busy-ness of Christmas
I have been so busy this last month. Christmas parties, decorating for Christmas, wrapping presents, keeping kids out of the […]
What Does “Home for the Holidays” Really Mean?
During the holiday season, we always hear about going home or other family members coming home. It got me thinking […]
Mother’s Day Misery: The Road to Motherhood
Mother’s Day Sundays would bring such heartache for many years. Oh sure, I still had my mom with me (300 […]
No Longer Alone: A Woman Remembers-Part Three
A simple Google search for the true meaning of happiness gives you 473,000,000 results. Could it really be that easy? […]
Alone Among Friends: A Teenage Girl Remembers-Part Two
Before the days of Instagram and Facebook and even cell phones, we had film. Actual film. You put the roll […]
Loneliness and Longing: A Little Girl Remembers-Part One
At just seven years old, I knew the hurt of loneliness. My mother worked long hours overnight to pay the […]