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,…

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…

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…