Life After Loss-Workshops, Presenters and More!

Our symposium is going to be a beautiful weekend of healing, hope and help!  We have over 25 workshops, sharing sessions, holistic healing events and much more offered throughout the weekend, Special sharing sessions, meditation and a wonderful keynote with Drs. Gloria and Heidi Horsley of “Grief Relif TV” and “Open To Hope Radio“,  a […]

How to Rediscover Yourself After the Death of a Child

This past weekend I had the honor of presenting a workshop at the 37th Compassionate Friends Conference which was held in Chicago.  This was my first experience presenting at the conference.  Fate thought that it would be best to present on Tony’s 5 year anniversary.  I must admit, I woke up wondering how I would […]

Heading to Hope and Healing!

Tonight I am getting ready.  Getting ready to head out to my 4th Compassionate Friends Conference.  Each year that I have attended, the experience has been more than I could hope for!  Each year has been a unique experience.  It has wrapped me in every emotion that the phase of my journey encompassed. My first […]


Imagine if you will………… a perfect day spent with your family doing all the things you love.  Laughing, sharing meals, playing games, spending time together, and all the ‘“normal” things done as a family that are taken for granted. Now, imagine waking up to your child (or loved one) having a seizure, being rushed to […]

Bereaved Parents Scholarship Recipient Announced

The foundation is pleased to announce that Terry Wigington from Oklahoma is the recipient of our first BP USA Scholarship. Wishing you a very healing, hopeful and helpful event.   Terry’s story begins on June 9, 2009 when he lost his son Seth in a an accident.  Here is Terry’s journey. My name is Terry […]

Tips for handling Mother’s Day

  Tips For Coping With Mothers Day Grieving the death of a child is a painful process, especially as we approach Mother’s Day and Father’s Day each year.  Here are some tips to assist with the healing and integrating the loss into their life. Many experience grief as riding a roller-coaster. The initial impact of […]

Easter, Passover and the “other” holidays!

Happy Easter!  Happy Passover!  I am sure many of heard this joyful phrase in abundance the last few days!  Etiquette believes that these sentiments be exchanged during the holidays.  Happy Memorial Day, Happy Fourth of July, Happy Labor Day and on and on the onslaught to our senses goes. For those who are missing a loved one […]

April 2014 Newsletter!

Day of Love & Memories!

On June 21st, 2014, the foundation will be holding a Day of Love & Memories! Join us for our first Family Day from 10-3 at Great Hollow Lake in Monroe, CT. We will have a picnic, a butterfly release and a walk to remember along with some  games and arts and crafts! This day is to honor […]

TCF Conference Winner Announced

Congratulations to Jenny Robbins, Kade’s mom from Jefferson County, CO! Kade’s mom, Jenny wrote a beautiful essay which earned her a scholarship to this years Compassionate Friends National Conference.  She talked about her “new friends” and how  your address book changes.   She shared that a year and a half later she was planning a […]