Why don’t big boys cry?

It was the saddest of days yesterday, as a whole village shared the loss of a small boy. So many gathered to support the family, and give this little man the Goodbye he deserved. The ceremony was touching and beautiful, but also heart wrenchingly sad. The sting in my throat as I tried to hold … More Why don’t big boys cry?

Empty nest.

Tell us about a journey — whether a physical trip you took, or an emotional one. Today my eldest, my firstborn left the nest. There is silence about her going, as we all come to terms with the empty space she has left. Today I cannot help but grieve. Twenty one years ago, I began … More Empty nest.