Episode 166: Alex’s Mom

Our kids should be here. It is simply wrong that they are gone before us. It just is. Nothing that we do or say can make sense of the senseless tragedy of the deaths of our children.When Stef’s 16-year-old son, Alex, died suddenly by suicide, her world was shattered....

Episode 146: Crystal’s Sister

Experiencing the death of a close loved one changes people. I became a changed person after mom mom died of cancer when I was in college. I changed again probably even more dramatically after my son, Andy, was killed in our car accident. When today’s guest, Crystal,...

Introducing… Podcast Wrap-up Q&A

Have you ever wanted to ask a question to a guest of the Always Andy’s Mom Podcast? Here is your chance! This Tuesday at 2pm Eastern Time, tune in to Always Andy’s Mom on Facebook Live, YouTube, or Twitter. We are excited to announce that we are trying...

Episode 131: Judson’s Mom

When I started the Always Andy’s Mom podcast, the story was picked up by local TV stations. I remember one particular interview on my family room sofa. I was brought to tears several times, but managed to relay to her my goal of trying to bring a bit of hope and...

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...