Posts for loss

First Love & Then a Death

Toddlers to Teens April 13, 2018

At a Little League game in early March, my husband Chris and I learned that the mother of our 13-year-old…

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Letting the Candles Burn Down

General/Column February 5, 2018

At the start of autumn, we welcome the holiday season with rituals focused on light and fire. From glowing Jack-o-lanterns…

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Grief and Motherhood

General/Column October 30, 2017

My sister calls to tell me our dad is ill. I book a flight to India the next morning. Now,…

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One Gray Hair

General/Column October 23, 2017

One morning I looked in the mirror and found a gray hair sticking straight out of the middle of my…

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