Archive for Continued Bonds

move on after death

Why do People Think we Move On After Death?

I always wanted an imaginary friend as a child, but my mind wouldn't stretch far enough. I envied kids who…
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making the same mistakes

Making the Same Mistakes as Our Loved Ones

It's 10:30am and the girls are still in their pajamas. Actually, I'm still in my pajamas as well. This is…
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9 Creative Ways to Preserve Handwriting

9 Creative Ways to Preserve Handwriting

My dad had the most perfect penmanship. He attributed it to his Catholic school education: "The nuns beat it into me,"…
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Why I Drive a Mazda: a reflection on grief

I have been playing out a potential conversation that could, theoretically, occur in my life in the not too distant…
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Sharing Memories on Mother’s Day

Last year around Mother's Day I read an article that has really stuck with me called Dear Kids by John…
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Continuing Bonds: My Loved One #WouldHaveLovedThis

Continuing Bonds: My Loved One #WouldHaveLovedThis

WYG CONFESSION: I saw Fifty Shades of Grey. In the theatre. I think/hope that those of you who spend time at…
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Small Remembrances and Expressions of Love

When it comes to expressions of love the largest common denominator is the act of loving, the rest is just…
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continuing bonds journal exercise inspired by Billy Joe Shaver

Continuing Bonds: A Grief Journal Exercise

So, the plan was to post on forgiveness yesterday... But, no surprise, forgiveness is a super complicated topic and I…
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photos of deceased loved ones

Photos of Deceased Loved Ones: The Great Debate

I’m not sure if it’s coincidence or trend that's recently led me to several online articles and posts discussing whether…
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