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My Baby Died


How are we supposed to respond to people’s pain? What are we supposed to say to someone who lost a child? Kendra Broekhuis says, “Since our 20 week ultrasound when we were told our daughter probably wouldn’t live, and since the death of our daughter, I realized that I was hurt by the kinds of […]

Are You Too Busy To See?


“Mam, do you need help?” Running late as usual, because I always have a hundred things on my plate, I noticed my gas tank was low. Frustrated, I pulled up to the gas pump, grabbed my credit card, jumped out of the car, swiped my card, and started filling the gas tank. How much gas […]

Something is Better Than Nothing


Sadness is awkward. It makes us uncomfortable when other people are in pain. Wouldn’t you agree? Today’s wisdom is from Kendra Broekhuis whose baby died when she was 33 weeks along in her pregnancy. Kendra says, “Sadness is awkward. It makes us uncomfortable when other people are in pain. For that reason we might think […]

How Do I Help A Friend Move On After A Death?


Grief is a process. Each person feels it differently and for varying lengths of time. How do you know when it is time for a friend to move forward after experiencing a loved one’s death? In the aftermath of losing her husband, Barb Pekich shares the importance of visiting the site of his car crash […]

Grandparents Cry Twice


In the AARP magazine article titled, “The Forgotten Mourners” grandparents of children who died in the Newtown school shooting shared their thoughts. One set of grandparents said, “We have been trying to cope with our own grief, but what hurts the most is seeing our daughter and her husband trying to deal with their grief.”  […]