Browsing All posts tagged under »Grief«

Grief is Important this “Mother Day”

May 5, 2010


The following was sent to me the other day from my friend Debra. I am grateful for her friendship and thought I would share as no matter how hard you think it is to get through this day. “Grief is Important” Debra had a good friend of hers read this at MargaretAnn’s funeral. It Will […]

If I could just make a difference.

April 20, 2010


If I could just make a difference. In the world, mind of one child. In my grief, I did today.

Thank you Chrystal

January 20, 2010


"There's blood running in the streets, but no one's paying attention. They just walk over it like it's a puddle," said Lea Minalga, a Geneva mom whose son is a recovering heroin addict. She now runs Hearts of Hope, a group that helps families deal with drug addiction. "I (tell parents), 'Do you understand that unless you're prepared, this could happen to you?' They think it can't happen to them, so they tune out."

Children are not supposed to die…

November 20, 2009


The loss of a child is the loss of innocence, the death of the most vulnerable and dependent.

Grief lies quietly ~

August 10, 2009


The grief lies quietly, beneath the surface of our souls.

am I crazy? ~ try walking in my shoes ~ that is your answer!

May 8, 2009


After that initial numbness wears off, the most common physiological reaction is a reduced ability to concentrate. The rest of the world goes out of focus. Nothing else is important.

Heroin deaths spike across Chicago area, authorities say ~ please read the article if you have children ~

April 8, 2009


We were founded in memory of Alex N. Laliberte who tragically passed away on December 15, 2008 at 20 years old from drug-related causes. His time was cut short but his memory will always live on. We hope to do that through helping others as he did in his life. "This has been horrific," Gary Laliberte said. "He should still be here."