Children dying; what do you say or do?

  Continuing from the main theme for April 2013 newsletter of talking to individuals who are dying, I am opening the door for discussion and thoughts on children dying from an illness or whatever reason.  Young children unable to talk can sense how others are reacting.  Emotions carrying a heaviness of fear, anxiety and sadness […]

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Special post…a new grandson

  I decided to share my experience of the day my elder daughter went in the hospital to deliver her second child, her first is now aged 10.  I am normally not an over protective parent who hovers over their child like a mother hen but this day was different.  The difference was not the […]

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The Elephant in the Room

  I have noticed the “ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM” on many occasions and to be honest, sometimes I have been afraid of that elephant.  You might wonder what she is talking about.  You know, that thought in your mind that tells you and others there is something none of us want to mention. When illness […]

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Do you AVOID someone who is dying?

    “Oh, no” may be first thought that comes to mind when you realize someone is dying.  The accompanying feeling of hollowness in the pit of your stomach may set the stage for subsequent decisions and choices made when asking the question, “What do I do now?”  For many people, avoidance is the popular […]

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