Category Archives: Grieving Dads

“Friendships and Forever”

The following piece was sent to me by a fellow grieving dad, Kirk L.  The topic is based on how our friends respond to us after our losses, how our circle of friends change and our new perspective on our … Continue reading

Posted in Friends, Grief, Grieving Dads, Grieving Dads Project, Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back, Loss of a Child, Men's Grief | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

“Permission to Go”

The following was sent to me from a fellow grieving dad, Michael M. and it hits on several points that I connect with.  The biggest one is the difficult discussion/decision of letting your child go.  Many of us have had to … Continue reading

Posted in Agonize, Cancer, Death of a Child, Death of a son, Devastation, Faith, Grieving Dads, Loss of a Son | 9 Comments

“Kept it All to Myself”

The following was sent to me by a fellow grieving dad to let me know how he was treated at is place of employment after the death of his children.  I can’t tell you how much this pisses me off … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Bullying, Bereaved Parents, Death of a Child, Death of a daughter, Death of a son, Debilitating, Despair, Devastation, Farley-Kluger, FMLA, Grief, Grieving Dads, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Men's Grief, Parental Bereavement Act of 2013, s.226 | 8 Comments

“Interview with Senator Inhofe”

The following is a recent interview with Senator Inhofe (R-OK) speaking about his son that was killed in a plane crash this past November.  The one thing that stood out to me is his comment about “I will see him … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved, Bereaved Parents, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of a son, Grief, Grieving Dads, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Parental Bereavement Act of 2013, s.226, Senator Inhofe | 1 Comment

Grieving Dads Interview

The link below is an interview I did on blog radio Wednesday night with Pamela Edmunds. The interview is a little under an hour and it’s about my book and the subject of grieving dads (and moms). Let me know what you think. … Continue reading

Posted in Grieving Dads, Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back, Kelly Farley | 1 Comment

“Landing On Solid Ground”

I have had this blog for almost 4 years and during that time I have never written on the subject of faith as it pertains to our healing.  I did this because I wanted everyone who visited this blog to … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved, Brotherhood, Compassion, counselor, Death of a Child, Death of a daughter, Death of a son, Debilitating, Faith, Grief, Grieving Dads, Healing, Life Lessons, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Pain, Peace, Survival | 3 Comments

“Father’s Day Poem”

Dear Mr. Hallmark ….. One More Time (Sent to me by Grief Haven) Hello there Mr. Hallmark man, I wrote to you in May To ask that words of love be shared With my mom on Mother’s Day. Just as … Continue reading

Posted in Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of a daughter, Death of a son, Fathers Day, Grieving Dads, Kelly Farley, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Poem | 10 Comments

“21 Gun Salute” by Kelly Farley

21 Gun Salute I was recently out walking my yard with a landscape contractor when I spotted a baby rabbit hiding out in my ground cover.  He stayed still long enough for me to approach him and snap the above … Continue reading

Posted in Compassion, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of a son, Despair, Devastation, Dreams, Grief, Grieving Dads, Happiness, Hope, Inspiration, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Son, Signs from our children, Survival, Words of Encouragement | 4 Comments

“My Daddy’s Grief”

The following is a poem that was sent to me by a fellow grieving dad.  Great poem.  Can any of you relate? MY DADDY’S GRIEF If you ask my Dad how he feels? He’ll probably be as quiet as the … Continue reading

Posted in Crying, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of a daughter, Death of a son, Emotions, Fear, Grief, Grieving Dads, Grieving Dads Words, Men's Grief, Men's Issues, Poem, Tears | 22 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