Episode 249: Clarke’s Mom

Today’s guest, Pat, says that when her son Alex (all his friends called him Clarke) was young, her family would have been considered a ‘good’ family. She and her husband were college professors with great jobs and an amazing son who was both...

Episode 248 – The Work of Grief

When listener, Carolyn, sent us a list of topics that she thought would be great for our Livestream chats, several stood out to us as great ideas. The first one we decided to tackle concerned the Work of Grief and even more specifically having an annual grief plan in...

Episode 247: TJ’s Mom

When grieving mom, Olga, is feeling down and defeated, she will watch a video that her late son, TJ, asked to make while she was working on a project herself.¬† In the video, TJ says, ‘We are dedicated and motivated. We do not give up. Even if we are sad, we do...

Episode 246: Ben’s Mom

When I am suddenly stuck in traffic on a busy freeway, feelings of panic quickly build inside me. My heart starts beating faster. My hands begin to feel sweaty. It can feel difficult to breathe. As I tightly grip the steering wheel, visions of another car accident...

Episode 245: Zachary’s Dad

Today’s guest, Jason, has always felt a bit unique as a dad. Early in their marriage, Jason and his wife decided that when they had children, he would be the stay-at-home parent. I was actually surprised to learn that 1 in 5 stay-at-home parents are now...

Episode 244: Jakey’s Mom

When¬†today’s guest, Heather, lost her precious 4-year-old son, Jake, 13 years ago, her life was turned upside-down. Jake (or Jakey as he was often called) was medically fragile and suffered from chronic seizures, as well as additional medical complications, but...