Monthly Archives: June 2010

Who Were You Then – A Poem from a Grieving Dad

I received this poem from a Ed Mann.  Ed is a grieving dad that lost his son to suicide.  Thank you to Ed for sharing another one of your poems. Who Were You Then By Ed Mann   Didn’t I see … Continue reading

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Emotions after the Death of a Child: Anxiety

This is a continuation of the “emotion series” blogs that I will be writing about.  As a father, these are many of the emotions that I experienced after the loss of my two children.  I thought I would begin with the … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day? My child Has Died

It’s that time of year again, Father’s Day.  It’s hard to get excited about this day if you have had a child die.  For this father, this day is more about remembering the children that are no longer with me in the … Continue reading

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Emotions After the Death of a Child: Anger

I will be doing a series of blogs about some of the emotions that I experienced and that many of the grieving dads that I have spoken with have also experienced.  I thought I would begin with the emotions/feelings that begin with the … Continue reading

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Nightmares Have Taken the Place of Dreams

I couldn’t stop reading this one.  I received it from a grieving dad that lost his son to suicide over two years ago.  His words are haunting and captures the impacts childloss can have on a father. Sunlight comes through the small window of … Continue reading

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The Aftermath: I Cremated My Mother and Buried My Daughter (Part 3)

The following is “Part 3” of a 3 part series I received from a grieving dads that faced the loss of his mom and daughter over a two-week time frame.  This one is appropriately called “The Aftermath” due to his attempt to get … Continue reading

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Fourth Anniversary of the Death of My Sweet Baby Boy

This posting is a writing from me (a grieving dad) and not from one of the grieving dads that reach out to me.  I wrote this one for me and my son Noah.  I released a lot of tears writing this brief … Continue reading

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I Cremated My Mother and Buried My Daughter (Part 2)

The following is Part 2 of the 3 Part story I received from a grieving dad that lost his mom and daughter over a 2 week period.  I must admit this part of the story was very difficult for me to … Continue reading

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I Cremated My Mother and Buried My Daughter (Part 1)

The following is a story I received from a dad that experienced two losses over a 2 week period.  First his mom and then his daughter.  This is part 1 of a 3 part series.  As he puts it “in … Continue reading

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