For bereaved parents on World Cancer Day

Today is World Cancer Day; a day of awareness raising, prevention, and celebrating survival. The overarching goal according to WorldCancerDay.org is to reduce premature deaths from cancer, and improve quality of life and cancer survival rates. But as a bereaved parent, I can’t help but also think of the non-survivors. Of the tragedy of losing a child … [Read more…]

Blast Off!

Last weekend co-author Randie Clark and I successfully ‘launched’ When Your Child Dies: Tools for Mending Parents’ Broken Hearts. The turnout was perfect. A large enough crowd that we had valuable discussion, but small enough that it still felt intimate. Since it was our first book, and hence our first launch, neither of us knew what … [Read more…]