Dealing with Grief as a Special Needs Parent

Todays marks a full month since my mother passed away. It’s been a busy month, a sad month and an emotional month. Just like last time around, when I lost my Dad, this time has also been a time of pre-grief as well as the grief that comes with the final loss....

Memories of my Dad

I have been looking at old photos recently. Partly to find some great photos of Dad to make a collage for Mum but also so I can keep all my memories alive. It’s bittersweet looking at them. On the one hand I’ve loved having the chance to remember him as a...

5 ways to help kids through grief

Talking about the death of a loved one is possibly the hardest conversation you can ever have with a child. It’s difficult on so many levels. Putting your own pain aside, trying to find an age appropriate way to introduce a child to the concept of death poses a...

The truth of grieving

I read a guest post over at Champagne Cartel earlier in the week about dealing with grief. It was a beautifully written post by Robyna from The Mummy and the Minx and it gave me a huge lightbulb moment about grief and the process of grieving. My father’s passing...