For the past, almost five years, I have worked in a nursing facility. Starting out I worked in Palliative Care (a program set up to aide residents and families in the process of dying). Two years later I switched to another department within the same facility; however, I still experience death on a weekly bases. … Continue reading The Truth About Death and the Nursing Home
Here is an unpopular opinion: telling your kids their dog ran away, or frantically replacing the hamster with a live one before the kids return from school does more harm than good. I can hear some people now "how many kids do you have?" Well, none. "What makes you a parenting expert?" Nothing; however, my … Continue reading Teach Your Kids About Death.
Today marks 7 years since my mom passed away. I was 15 then and I'm 22 now. I'll never forget that day, the day my entire life flipped upside down and crashed around me within one night. Losing a parent at a young age changes you forever. Suddenly a portion of who you are is … Continue reading October 19th, 2012