Episode 227: Chelsea’s Mom

When Melissa’s youngest daughter, Chelsea, died of an accidental prescription drug overdose, Melissa was devastated. In an instant, her baby was gone and she did not know what to do with her life. She had never faced anything like this and felt overwhelmed....

Episode 223: Manny’s Mom

The Christian poem, ‘Footprints’ relates the story of a person who is at the end of life looking through their entire life’s journey as a walk along a beach. Most of the time, there are two sets of footprints in the sand – one GOd’s and...

Episode 197: Unhealthy Vs Healthy Coping

After the death of a child, grieving parents continue to function. We get up out of bed (most days). We usually shower. We eat at least something. Some of us even try to work. How do we do it? We cope and each person has different coping strategies that we rely on to...