Episode 116: Emilia’s Mama & Dada

From the first moments after baby Emilia was born, things did not go according to plan. The birth plan that was so carefully written, went completely out of the window when Emilia had trouble breathing. She was quickly diagnosed with a diaphragmatic hernia. Later, it...

Episode 115: Jacob’s Sister

“Grief is not an emotion; it is an experience.” These are wise words from today’s guest, words that I want to spread far and wide to anyone who will listen. Grief is not a feeling like happiness, sadness, anger or worry. I don’t say to someone,...

Episode 114: Grieving Through the Holidays

It is heard both in song and in general conversation that this is ‘the most wonderful time of the year.’ For those of us who are grieving, however, nothing can be further from the truth. We often approach this holiday season with feelings of dread, rather...

Episode 113: Stevie’s Mom

Eight months ago, today’s guest, Erin, got an unthinkable call while she and her husband had gone away for a weekend getaway – their previously healthy 14 month old daughter hadn’t woken up that morning. She remembers the day vividly, the thoughts,...

Episode 112: Alexis’s Mom

I can honestly say that I enjoy talking to every single guest I have on the podcast. Every story is unique and special, and I always learn something, whether big or small. Many of my guests are inspiring and make me feel just a little bit better about this world. A...

Episode 111: Davids’s Mom

When Liene’s only child, Davids was killed at the age of 7, she didn’t know how she and her husband would survive it. Davids was their only child – their joy, full of life and energy. Suddenly, while riding his bike at the park, that life came to an...