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…

Dear Mom Six Years Ago You Left Me

Dear Mom, Time just keeps moving on without you. It’s starting to see as if another day now. I hate how it’s feeling like a typical day. My heart still feels heavy as always on this day. But it’s different because I’m trying to not let it drain me. I can’t let the numbness and…

Wake Me Up When October Ends During The Pandemic

As October starts, I can’t help myself from thinking about what if my mom was alive. October has always been my favorite month but the last almost 6 years brought on a roller coaster of emotions. Luckily as my daughter gets older, the pain of my mom’s death anniversary disappears in the air. She loves…

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…

Today Marks A Year For The Closing of My Mom’s House

A year ago today, my mom’s house was sold. I have mixed feelings about this day. The day itself was emotional and has a hold on my heart. I wish I could still go to this gorgeous house and visit my mom. I hoped this day was a nightmare this last year, but of course,…

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…

A Letter to My Mom And Myself On Mother’s Day

My heart feels heavy today. I miss you so much, mom. I wish I didn’t have to be motherless on Mother’s Day. The pain is unreal. I hate seeing all the Mother’s Day posts popping up on my newsfeed. I’m feeling jealous of everyone with a mom still alive. I thought writing a special post…

Being A Motherless Mother On Mother’s Day During Quarantine

Another year means another motherless Mother’s Day. The pain will always be heavy but a different kind of heavy each year. This year is an extremely painful year because the Coronavirus messed up live for so many people. The absent of a mom during this time messes with your mind. Why because you’re inside thinking…