Letter To My Dad On His 10th Birthday In Heaven

Dear Dad, Has it really been 10 years since we last celebrated your birthday together? I just can’t wrap my head after it. Where did the time go? How it the world has it been so long? I’m trying to stay strong, but I can’t. The tears are coming down as I’m writing this. I…

10 Songs To Help Me Get Through Your Death Anniversary

Death anniversaries aren’t never easy. Music is always here to help me get through the day. It’s the only thing I can always count on for being there for me. The best thing about music is it’s only speaks the truth but NEVER talks back when you questions what’s being said. 1 …”Speak to meWhen…

A Decade Without You Feels So Unreal

Depression is creeping in my mind. I’m moving into a different kind of grief stage this year. My positive thoughts are fading in and out. I can’t believe how much time has past. A full decade without you feels so unreal. How in the world did so much time past? Today, it feels as if…

Not a Mom Blog

Mommy Monday Guest post: I couldn’t agree more! I don’t want to be just another Mom blog, or motherless blog , or fatherless blog! I want my blog to be about my life and everything in it. You may call this a hot mess, but it’s my choice not yours! The Lily Cafe This isn’t…

Letter To My Dad On His Birthday

Dear Dad, It’s your birthday. I can’t help but wonder what you would want or how we would celebrate. Would I be cooking you dinner at my house? Would I bake or buy you a cake for you? It’s a mystery I will never be able to crack. I can’t even remember the last birthday…

To the Guy Who Loves a Girl With A Parent In Heaven

The relationship between a child and her parent is unlike any other. This is the person who teaches her how to love, how to handle herself when she feels entirely overwhelmed, and how to stand up for herself like no other. And since losing them, they’ve inadvertently taught her how to survive on her own….

The Last Hour

I wrote this poem for my father’s funeral back in 2009.