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Episode 5: Gwen – The Early Days

Today’s episode is the first of several where Gwen and I discuss specific topics related to grief. We decided to start at the beginning, those horrible first few days after the death of a child or another loved one. Originally, I planned for this to be Episode 7...

Episode 4: Seth’s Mom

In this Episode of Always Andy’s Mom, I talk with Jolynn Van Wienen and hear the story of her son, Seth. Seth was killed in 2007 when he was 10 years old. He was struck by a car while he was running across the street following a soccer game. Jolynn’s...

Roller Coaster of a Week

The podcast launched on Monday and was really very successful. I had 560 downloads in the first 24 hours. Things are continuing to go well and as of the afternoon of the fifth day, I am at 1445 downloads. The first episode with my husband Eric, actually has 930. I was...

Launch Day for Grief Podcast

It is hard to believe that 13 months ago today, I was starting my first day without my beloved son, Andy. We were rear-ended in our van, and Andy was killed instantly. My other son, Peter and I had concussions as well. Peter was hospitalized overnight, and our whole...

Episode 3 – Keyan’s Mom

In this episode, I talk with Stephanie Hogan, whose 12 year old daughter died two years ago. Stephanie’s daughter, Keyan, was born as a premature quadruplet and although her three sisters were all relatively healthy, Keyan had medical complications from birth....