Category Archives: Parental Bereavement Leave Act of 2011

“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

Farley-Kluger Initiative to Amend the FMLA (Childloss)

 Parental Bereavement Leave (The Farley-Kluger Initiative to Amend the FMLA) My “co-sponser” for the Farley-Kluger Initiative was on C-SPAN today for an interview regarding our efforts to add the death of a child as one of the qualifyers for 12 … Continue reading

Posted in Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of a daughter, Death of a son, Death of parent, Family Medical Leave Act, Farley-Kluger, FMLA, Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Parental Bereavement Leave Act of 2011, Senator Tester, the Parental Bereavement Leave Act of 2011 | 1 Comment

“Giving Thanks”

Giving Thanks This was a tough posting for me to write.  Tough from the standpoint of wanting to write something that related to Thanksgiving but really not knowing where to start.  I don’t want people to think that I am … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved, Compassion, Courage, Crying, Dear Friends, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Depression, Despair, Emotions, Friend, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Happiness, Healing, Hope, Inspiration, Life Lessons, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Parental Bereavement Leave Act of 2011, Profound Life Experience, Tears, Thanksgiving, weeping, Words of Encouragement | 6 Comments

Recent Interview

I was recently interviewed on the Open to Hope Radio Program.  Click the link below to listen to the interview.  It’s about my experience through the death of my children, the Grieving Dads Project and the FMLA modification efforts. About 20 … Continue reading

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Progress

It’s been 8 months since fellow grieving dad Barry Kluger and myself launched the Farley-Kluger Petition to amend the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 to include the death of a child.  With over 12,000 signatures from all 50 states and support … Continue reading

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