Blog Archive 10/2018

Be Positive.

October 21, 2018 by Victoria Strong

I am naturally optimistic. I want to see the good. But life is big and sometimes brutal and optimism can quickly fade. What I've realized, however, is we all have a choice. To find a glimmer of hope in the fire. To sort through the muck and hold on to the tiniest gem of joy. To acknowledge...

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Kindness Matters

October 05, 2018 by Victoria Strong

Here’s the thing about grief — when your child dies, grief never ends. It doesn’t mean you are miserable for all eternity but a child will always be missed, longed for, thought about, loved... In many ways grief gets easier — the human spirit is remarkable in how we learn to live with pain,...

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ELEVEN

October 04, 2018 by Victoria Strong

My child is 11 today. My beautiful firstborn babe. While I don’t have a pre-teen by my side, full of sass and hope for the future, I am the mother of an 11-year-old just the same. And she taught me more about life and humanity than I could have ever possibly taught her. She still teaches me.

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