“My mother bought it secondhand from a silent movie star It was out of tune but still I learned to play And with each note we both would smile forgetting who we are And all the pain would simply fly away” Well, my mother did not buy our piano second hand. In fact, it was…Read More
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4th Day of Fourth Grade
In August 2000, I went back to school on August 4th. It was a Thursday and my dad had been in the hospital for almost 10 months straight. At this point, he had suffered from two heart attacks and multiple organs had started to fail. My mom and I were guessing his time left on…Read More
Mother’s Day Already?
364 days ago I started this blog in the hopes that I could bring some knowledge, first hand experience, and peace to those who are grieving. As what I have deemed myself as a “professional griever” my hope is that those goals have been achieved. This week, those of us who are missing our mothers,…Read More
Today wraps up the last of the “hard days” of 2018. Today would have been my mom’s 68th birthday if she had lived past the age of 59. Every year for my mom’s birthday, I would make her a chocolate cake with chocolate icing. I have baked for her ever since I can remember (yes…Read More
Throughout the month of November, I participate in #ThankfulNovember on my social media. Each day of the month, I try to make sure to post things I’m thankful for and it spans from people and things like my husband, family, and job all the way to coffee and chocolate. On the last day of November…Read More