Child Loss

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Zafia’s Family House

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Zafia’s Family House will be a place of respite for families who have terminally ill children in the hospitals in the Roseville, California area. Before Bob and Rebecca Fyfe’s 12 year old daughter Zafia died of osteosarcoma cancer, she told her parents about her wish that parents could have a comfortable place to stay while […]

The Grief Toolbox

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Glen and Tanya Lord share about their journey as bereaved parents since the death of their 4 year old son, Noah, in 1999.  They talk about the pain of new grief and their experience with attending their first grief support group. They also share about their efforts to find grief resources on the Internet which […]

A Gold Star Mom Remembers

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Patty Schumacher’s son, LCpl Victor Dew was killed in action while serving in Afghanistan (10/13/2010).  Patty shares  about the impact of Victor’s death on her family, and what she is doing today to honor his life. Victor was the first graduate from Granite Bay High School to die in combat. In April 2013, the post […]

My Warrior’s Place

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Kelly Kowall’s son, SPC Corey Kowall, died while on a combat mission in Afghanistan in 2009. In the ensuing months, Kelly was touched by the battle that many veterans continued to fight after they returned from the war zone. Theirs was an emotional battle against grief, post traumatic stress and depression. Through the purchase of […]

Marriage CAN Survive the Loss of a Child

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After the death of a child, many couples find it difficult to understand their spouse and the way they express their grief. Reading a book together, or setting aside a time each day to talk about how each other is doing can be very revealing and therapeutic to the health of the marriage. Perhaps giving […]

The Truth About Sibling Grief

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Dr Heidi Horsley experienced the loss of her brother as a young adult. She lived through her grief to become a Professor of Psychology, Grief Therapist, Author, and co-founder of Open To Hope Foundation. During this interview, Dr. Heidi shares insight into sibling grief to help us understand their journey. From her personal story, she […]

Alcohol Addiction in Families

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In April 2006, Nancy’s son Lance died in a horrific single car accident as a result of a mixture of alcohol and prescription drugs.  This was the culmination of 2 years of his life spiraling downhill into the darkness of addiction. While a student at the New York University Tisch Film School, Lance created a […]

What Men Need to Know About Grief

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Kelly Farley and Host Ron Harder have a conversation about men and how they grieve. After the loss of 2 children, Kelly found out just how devastating grief can be for men who are of the mindset that they must be tough … that real men don’t show their emotions. Kelly started the Grieving Men […]

When Your Loved One Is Killed by a Drunk Driver

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Judy Utter turned to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) after her daughter was killed by a drunk driver. She shares the story of how her daughter’s death devastated her family.  Her family’s experience is like many others whose loved ones have died as a result of a DUI related incident. Judy is currently a Victim’s […]