Tag Archives: Grief and Loss

The Turkey at the Window: A Thanksgiving Fable (Grief, Child Loss & Alienation)

This story is dedicated to all the parents separated from their precious children on Thanksgiving. And dedicated to to all the children who are being denied the love and care they deserve from a parent due to an unjust court … Continue reading

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Parenting a Child Who Has Been Traumatized by Abuse, Family Court

“I love my Mom very much…She has a heart so big every body in my family in her heart..” ~ Letter from my daughter, “JJ”.  Raising my voice, to share how failures in Hennepin County, Minnesota’s family court system and Guardian … Continue reading

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Emotional Abuse and Alienation: Throwing a Punch That Can Be Felt Miles Away

Grieving the loss of my children, and what could have been…  The alarm on my phone beeps, indicating there is 30 minutes before the event begins. I push the silence button. There is too much silence – there is dust … Continue reading

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The Question (and the Song) “For the Love of a Daughter” – Parenting After Divorce / Separation

My daughter will be having her birthday soon…birthdays are hard because I don’t know if I will see her, and I mourn all of the things I have missed in the last year of her life. Another year I have … Continue reading

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Sending You a Little Christmas (If I Could) – Music Video, Commentary on Grief & Loss

I was shopping in the store when this song came on… “Sending You a Little Christmas” by Jim Brickman and Kristy Starling.  I was wandering the aisles thinking about my children, remembering the holidays we used to share.. this song seemed … Continue reading

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Police Take Children from Mom on Christmas

Another horrific story of family court injustice… Britian, Christmas Morning 2013: Two brothers (ages 11 and 14) excitedly rise from their beds, looking forward to opening presents, and spending the day with their mother. Before the festivities could begin, there … Continue reading

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THE ONCE A MONTH MOTHER : Grief, Loss, Motherhood & Injustice

 Grief is a voice forced into silence that is crying to be heard by those you cannot reach…  I want you to understand what it is like to be a mother grieving for her children who are alive, and live … Continue reading

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Lighting Candles for My Boy: Protective Mom Celebrates Birthday Alone

Protective Mom: Woman who escapes an abusive relationship with her children (who are often also abused or traumatized) and loses custody and/or parental rights in family court to the abuser while trying to protect her children. These cases often involve … Continue reading

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