Category Archives: Grieving Dads Words

“I Can’t Breathe” by Kelly Farley

“I Can’t Breathe” I have my blog set up to send me an email every time a new comment is posted.  I do this so I can make sure there are not inappropriate or hurtful things being posted.  A couple … Continue reading

Posted in Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of a daughter, Death of a son, Debilitating, Depression, Despair, Devastation, Emotions, Fear, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back, Haunting, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Panic, Scary, Survival, Trauma | 9 Comments

“Laying Low”

“Laying Low” I know it’s been awhile since I have posted something on my blog, but for some reason have been struggling with things to say.  To be honest, I am getting to the point where I feel like I … Continue reading

Posted in Family Medical Leave Act, Farley-Kluger, FMLA, Grief, Grieving Dads, Grieving Dads Words, Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back, Healing, Honored, Hope, Inspiration, Parental Bereavement Leave Act of 2011, To the Brink and Back, Words of Encouragement | 16 Comments

“Be Positive”

The following was sent to me by a fellow grieving dad and thought it would be a good thing to share here.  Sound familiar? “Be Positive” I have been told that in the face of adversity you must be positive. … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved, Death of a Child, Death of a son, Debilitating, Devastation, Emotions, Grief, Grieving Dads, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Son, Men's Grief, Pain, Survival | 5 Comments

“What Others May Be Thinking”

This post was sent to me by a fellow grieving dad from the UK.  It’s an interesting post from the standpoint that I was able to connect “what others may be thinking” to my own experience.  For me personally, about … Continue reading

Posted in Agonize, Bereaved, Death of a Child, Death of a son, Drug Overdose, Grief, Grieving Dads, Grieving Dads Words, Heroin, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Son, Overdose, Pain | 13 Comments

“Top 30 Counseling Blogs of 2012”

Grieving Dads Named Top Grief Blog I am excited to announce that I found out today that the “Grieving Dads” blog was named one of the Top 30 Counseling Blogs of 2012.  If you are interested in reading the list … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, counselor, Grief, Grieving Dads, Grieving Dads Words, Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back, Inspiration, Life Coach, Men's Grief, Mental Health, Physical Health, Profound Life Experience, Recovery Coach | 9 Comments

“The Unsociable One”

The following was sent to me from a fellow grieving dad Kevin Black.  I can relate with many of the same issues Kevin talks about in this posting. The Unsociable One  My son, Mason, was born in December 2000 with … Continue reading

Posted in Death of a Child, Death of a son, Devastation, Grief, Grieving Dads, Grieving Dads Words, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Son, Men's Grief, Pain | 14 Comments

“No Easy Day”

No Easy Day As all grieving parents know, there are some days in this journey that are more difficult than other days.  Today is one of those days for me.  November 12th marks 8 years since we lost my beautiful … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversary, Death of a baby, Death of a daughter, Devastation, Dreams, Emotions, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Having a Bad Day, Hope, Infant Loss, Life Lessons, Loss of a Daughter, Perspective, Profound Life Experience, Tough, Words of Encouragement | 12 Comments

“Kitchen Table” by Kelly Farley

Kitchen Table The topic of this blog post has been on my mind for a while.  About 2-3 months ago my wife and I thought about remodeling the first floor of our house.  We researched different types of hardwood floors, … Continue reading

Posted in Agonize, Compassion, Crying, Death of a Child, Death of a son, Debilitating, Emotions, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Hope, Living Simple, Loss of a Son, Men's Grief, Men's Issues, Pain, Survival, Tears, Tough, weeping | 15 Comments

“Too Much” by Kelly Farley

“Too Much” A few people close to me know that I have been struggling lately with some bullshit life stuff.  The kind of stuff where you ask yourself, “Why am I stressing out about something so stupid?”  I often will … Continue reading

Posted in Agonize, Bereaved, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Despair, Devastation, Emotions, Farley-Kluger, Fear, Grieving Dads, Grieving Dads Words, Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back, Hope, Inspiration, Life Lessons, Living Simple, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Men's Grief, Men's Issues, Pain, Panic, Profound Life Experience, Tough, Words of Encouragement | 23 Comments

“Undetermined”

We all look for some sort of “closure” when it comes to comprehending the death of our child, but some of us never get it or struggle to find it.  My guest blogger this week is still trying to sort … Continue reading

Posted in Agonize, Anger, Bereaved, Death of a Child, Death of a son, Debilitating, Depression, Despair, Devastation, Emotions, Grieving Dads, Grieving Dads Words, Haunting, Loss of a Son, Men's Grief, Murder, Trauma | 8 Comments