Category Archives: Books I Don’t Recommend

Phone Calls

If you ask any parent, I’m sure they will stand right up and proclaim that they love playing with their kids. And most of us do. But there are probably at least 5 games/make believe scenarios that you could rattle … Continue reading

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Right Before

I hate this time of year. I mean, his birthday is hard. Christmas is hard. The day of his death is hard. All that stuff is hard to deal with. But what’s really shitty are the weeks leading up to … Continue reading

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House of Treasures

Things are going well. Not sure if they’re going well because I’ve been distracted with other things, or if I’m just now able to distract myself with other things because I’m doing well. We traveled down to my late mother’s … Continue reading

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Time Away

Something happened. It wasn’t just one thing. It was a collection of things. I’d finish the frenetic morning breakfast/school lunch making/drop off routine, look down at my hands and notice all the spots I earned from decades of not wearing … Continue reading

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Proof of What?

I sat in my therapist’s office several weeks ago talking about how so many parents of deceased children seem so sure that they will be reunited with their child in the afterlife. ¬†The belief is so prevalent in these circles … Continue reading

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