Reflections on Love, Loss, Life

Remembrance Day 2019

Posted By SK Reid ,
11/11/2019 16:00 PM
"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them."     I...

The October Series - Show Me How To Live

Posted By SK Reid ,
27/10/2019 10:00 AM
I hate October. Every year. It never gets easier. This post is one from a few years ago and I'm re-posting in honour of my Dad, my cousin, our babies and my breast cancer Warrior...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted By SK Reid with Reena Devi,
26/10/2019 21:00 PM
A Moment of Truth The doctor ushers us into the room. The moment of truth has arrived. We are greeted with the surgeon’s brisk, no-non- sense manner. I involuntarily hold my breath for a moment. Here...

Something Happened on the Way to My Dreams

Posted By SK Reid ,
23/10/2019 20:00 PM
 *Profanity Warning* Please be aware that my potty-mouth is pretty rampant in this post – please do not read any further if swearing offends.   That famous quote by John Lennon, ‘Life...

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month 2019

Posted By SK Reid with Keren Ludski,
14/10/2019 23:00 PM
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month   1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage every year, and an estimated 3000 babies die in Australia every year to stillbirth, and sudden and une...

The October Series - Lullaby

Posted By SK Reid,
10/10/2019 21:00 PM
The October Series October is a tough month for me - International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the month my beloved cousin took her life, and the...

Goodnight Little Man

Posted By SK Reid ,
17/09/2019 20:00 PM
In honour of Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Week, I am re-posting my blog post (on blogger) I wrote 3 years ago after losing Joshua.     I opened it just a crack. My heart. Because...

World Childless Week 2019

Posted By SK Reid & Stephanie Phillips ,
15/09/2019 18:00 PM
WHAT IS WORLD CHILDLESS WEEK? If you have kids, then its possible you haven't heard of World Childless Week (WCW). If you don't have children, then chances are this global event not only speaks to...

The Day the World Changed

Posted By SK Reid ,
11/09/2019 19:10 PM
The Day the World Changed   I remember exactly where I was on September 11, 2001. I was standing in my kitchen, on the phone with my late husband, in utter disbelief as to what I was seeing...

World Suicide Prevention Day

Posted By SK Reid ,
10/09/2019 18:00 PM
My Experience of Suicide   Today is my friend Nancy's birthday. She killed herself in 2014. We found her. It was traumatic, especially knowing we were too late. It took us and the police and...