Pennies From Heaven – It’s Not Just A Story

signs from heaven

Everyone has heard the concept of “pennies from heaven”. There is a saying that when a loved one misses you, they toss a penny down from heaven. While a mere coincidence to some, others see a synchronicity that just makes sense. Before my 7-year old son died, I believed in signs sent from the other side. However, looking back I didn’t … Read More

The Best Friend I Never Met

bereaved mother bond

I never expected to bond with a woman I never met. The entire idea seems a little crazy. However, if there is one thing I’ve learned on this grief journey it is that nothing is crazy! In the worst moments of your life, you always imagine family and friends will be the ones to lift you up. After all, they know … Read More

12 Ways To Make Your Kids Feel Special

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This last week my mind has drifted to the topic of making kids feel special. I have connected with a handful of readers that lost a sibling. They were moved by my siblings are the forgotten grievers post and graciously shared their stories with me. Once again I tell myself, “I don’t know what I don’t know.” Over and over I … Read More

The Importance Of Remembering Our Loved Ones – Cameron’s Reindeer Drive

Remembering our loved ones is the single most important goal. Nothing makes our heart happier than to have those around us help. Reindeer have always had a special place in our house. So when friends of mine decided to do something in memory of Cameron, a reindeer drive just made sense. I believe angels walk among us. These are the … Read More

7 Simple Ways To Invest In Your Family And Reap Big Rewards

Invest in your family, it is the best thing you can do and it will always pay tenfold. This is advice I received as I left the corporate world and became a stay-at-home mom. While family time has always been a priority, it wasn’t until after my son died that I really understood the value. Time is precious. It is a … Read More

Bringing Back the Lost Art of Letter Writing – Kids & Pen Pals

It seems anymore that letter writing is a lost art. Long gone are the days of pen pals. Buying stamps to send letters to your friends and family. Even Christmas cards are on the short list of things people aren’t sending anymore. It’s all about faster, cheaper, and less time. I get it! I’m guilty of giving it all up too. However, … Read More