Breast cancer, Chingonas, Grief, Hospice, Parenting, poetry, Wisdom

Hiding From Grief

Before I sat down at the keyboard this morning, my daughter swung open my bedroom door, crying. She had just received a text from her close friend that her mother died after a couple of weeks in hospice care. Her friends mother had breast cancer several years ago and it returned last year. Her mother was a… Continue reading Hiding From Grief

Coping with Grief, Death, Hospice, Parenting, Wisdom

How Do You Process Dying?

Royalty freeMom yells a lot lately. This is usual and unusual. Usual because she is hard of hearing so she frequently shouts "What?" Unusual because she's yelling about who didn't vacuum the carpet correctly, arguing and then dashing to her room crying.   She has a reason for anger, frustration and tears. Her oldest sister,… Continue reading How Do You Process Dying?