Twelve Years Without My Dad

Today is the day. My dad’s 12th death anniversary is here. I’m feeling okay. I guess. The numbness is here but not as bad as it normally is on his death anniversary. I don’t know why. I feel fine. It’s only the morning. I know I have the whole day to get through still. Hopefully,…

Letter To My Father on His 12th Death Anniversary

Dear Dad, Hey, how are you? I miss you. It’s been 12 years since I heard your voice, seen your smile, hug you, kiss you on the cheek, and hold your hand. I miss all of those things. I can’t believe it’s been so long. My heart still aches for your presence especially with the…

Thanksgiving During A Pandemic as a Parentless Mother

Thanksgiving is a holiday where you share what you’re thankful for with others. The typical things people say they’re thankful for are their Mom and Dad. Sometimes, other things are mentioned but it’s mainly Mom and Dad. They should be because parents are wonderful figures in our lives. Moms and Dads do so much for…

Grief Doesn’t Always Approach The Same Way

Everyone hates dealing with life after death and the grieving process. Is it the same every time? No! How do people deal with it? Everyone is different! Does it change you? Oh yes, definitely, will change you! How should one cope? Continue reading to find out! Grieving is different for everyone. It’s also never the…

Yet Another Father’s Day Without You, Dad

Dear Dad, Time has passed on without you yet again. I can’t believe I’m celebrating another Father’s Day without you. It’s crazy how fast time flies. I miss you still and wish I could celebrate with you. But here I am, celebrating yet another Father’s Day without you. It’s my 11th Father’s Day with you…

Happy Quarantine Birthday To Me

Well today is my birthday. I wish more than anything I could go out and celebrate tonight. My birthday is finally on a Friday and I can’t even celebrate. Thanks to the Coronavirus. Ugh I hate it. I love my birthday. But this year, I’m just not feeling it. I can’t go out and see…

My Daughter Helps Me More Than She Understands Right Now

My daughter loves talking to be about what we’re going to do tomorrow before bed since quarantine started. So last night, I told her what her teacher had planned and asked her what’s words she wanted to learn to write. She told me. I mentioned, “Tomorrow is my dad’s birthday.” She asked, “How do you…

Quarantine Birthday Letter to My Dad In Heaven

Dear Dad, 2020 is different than the other birthday without you. The world has a nasty virus going around called Coronavirus or COVID-19. In the United States, a lot of stores are closed. The school is closed until September. The whole United States is in quarantine. Other countries have also shut down as well. I’m…

Wandering Thoughts of Grief

The thought of not having you around breaks my heart into a million puzzle pieces. I’m trying to pick up the pieces, but nothing works to ease the pain. My heart longs to have you back into my life. I feel as if I lost a part of me when you Died. Every day is…

Eleven Years Since You Have Passed Away

I can’t believe it’s been so long. Time flew so fast and not a day goes by where I wish you were here with me. I’m entering a new decade without you. It’s 2020 now, Dad. I wish you come to experience life with me in this new decade. You can’t though because it’s eleven…