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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Child Loss Site! These are the top ten articles that your Child Loss Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. Loss Of A Child - The First Week
There is no process for grieving. There is no right way to grieve. Here are some things that helped me through that first week after our daughter died.
2. It Is Right To Stay Here
Am I crazy to contemplate leaving this life to be with my deceased child? Is it normal to think about taking my own life so that I might find my dear daughter and be together again? Is it ok to want to leave this world to be with her in her new world? If I leave this place, will the pain go away?
3. Someone Else's Loss
My pain is worse than anyone can imagine. How can I possibly feel compassion toward their loss? Learning to identify, not compare, the pain of losing a loved one.
4. I Still Have To Be Mom
You don't even want to brush your teeth let alone be responsible for someone else. You just want to be numb. How is it possible that we can still be a mom to our living children?
5. It's Mother's Day Again
Today I write in honor of all moms who have lost their precious children.
6. What Is Selfish When You Are Grieving?
Do I have a new code of moral ethics that rationalizes selfishness for my survival?
7. Surviving Siblings Must Face Their Own Mortality
How do you help your young child face their own mortality?
8. What You Can Do to Help a Grieving Family
"How can we help?" is a question often asked of us. All people are different so what worked for us might not for someone else. But if you’re stuck wondering what to do, here are some things that we've found helpful during our tragic journey.
9. The loss of my own child
How losing my only child changed everything.
10. How to move your life forward, after death
learning to live again when you have nothing to live for
Be sure to visit the Child Loss Archives for all the articles!
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