The Journal

When I was 10 years old, my stepdad passed away unexpectedly. It was my first time experiencing death. My life changed that day; my entire family changed that day. We immediately moved to a new city, a new house, a...
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Ever since Poppy was a little baby, nature has always been a soothing force in her life. She could be sobbing her eyes out and nothing would calm her down, but step outside and a calm would immediately come over...
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Our beloved cat passed away unexpectedly when Poppy was 4. I was so upset to lose my friend of nearly 15 years. I was grieving while doing a terrible job explaining the situation to my daughter. I did not take...
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