He Can't Come Back This Time



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Lost In... Grief

 Lost In... Grief By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee         ...more

12 Tips for Talking to Children About Death

American children have likely been asking some pretty tough questions lately - between the horrifying headlines and daily family life, there is most certainly the very real concept of death. Depending on the age of your child, you might have some questions yourself: How much do I say? How much do I share? Dr....more
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Forgotten Cemeteries, Abandoned Blog Posts

C and I have been going on a lot of walks lately. She gets into this strange baby hypnosis mode when we’re out exploring and sometimes for fun I wave my palm in front of her face to determine how zonked she is. She swats it away and is like, “LADY, I was in a reverie. Way to go breaking it.”...more
@SunbonnetSmart.com  @SunbonSmart  Well Robin, I just learned something new...I didn't know that ...more

President Obama: What If Chemotherapy Dose Not Work For Breast Cancer

Barron’s Medical Journal Reporting From The Bio International Convention In Chicago, IL USA...more

The Last of the Firsts

 A year ago today my family and friends attended Finley's funeral. I had never been to the funeral of a child before; in fact I've been to very few funerals in general. It was very sad and it was very hard. Finding the words to share about a person that you love so much but feel like you barely got a chance to know is very hard. Funerals usually speak of the things that a person liked to do, their accomplishments, words from people they loved. We never got to know who Finley would.... ...more

The Strength to Go On

I have yet to blog about the horrible acts that took place in Boston last Monday.  Mainly because I can't wrap my mind around it yet. The world has become a scary scary place.  Bombings, plant explosions, manhunts, cities being shut down....all in a week. It's all too much sometimes.  We all have personal battles that seem hard to bear sometimes, and then it seems as though the world is crashing down around us. ...more

The Beginning.

Anxiety attacks.I have suffered from them my entire life.I remember my first one, I was maybe 5 and I had watched All Dogs Go to Heaven.It devastated me. My mom was out Christmas shopping and my dad let me watch it alone. He didn’t notice that I had curled myself into a ball an hour after the movie under the couch pillows crying.After that it was the constant fear of separation anxiety that stopped me from going to sleep overs with friends....more

Digging out of the ruins.

I finally feel like I am in a place where I can allow myself to move forward.Since the twins were born I have felt frozen in time. To me I still feel like I should be planning Thanksgiving dinner and Christmas.This year blew straight past me, actually it ran over me like a train.This time last year I was eating healthy, loosing weight, had a successful Etsy business and my future looked predictably happy. My kind of happy, a control freaks dream.But life isn’t like that....more