Episode 104: Martin’s Mom

Live in the moment. When Joni’s son, Martin, was dying from cancer at the age of 18, the family asked him if he had any words of advice for his newborn baby sister. His answer, “Live in the moment.” Those four simple words pack a lot of punch when...

Episode 96: Michael’s Mom

Marcie’s son, Michael’s, motto for life was as follows: ‘The purpose of life is to help others through it.’ Michael lived that motto every single day of his 27 years. After suffering through cancer as a child, he knew hospitals. Michael knew...

Episode 81: Bella’s Dad

‘Any day that I get to talk about my child is a good day.’ This is one of the many things that today’s guest Jerry has learned from others when he has spoken to bereaved parents on his new podcast, ‘The Nameless Minority.’...

Episode 75: Grief and Guilt

As a working mom, I think I felt some type of guilt almost every day. I never felt like I was doing enough. I would feel guilty about not spending enough time with my kids, missing school parties, or not being able to volunteer as much as some other moms. In addition...

Episode 69: Jimmy’s Mom

On the home page of Salt Water’s website, findyourharbor.com, there is a quote from Isak Dinesen which reads, ‘The cure for everything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.’ It goes on to explain these each in more detail. Sweat represents...