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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
Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Week In honour of Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Week, I am reposting my blog post (on blogger) I wrote 3 years ago after losing Joshua.  I Opened...

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...

Wearing our heart on our sleeve

Posted By Brandi Lytle & SK Reid,
09/08/2019 21:00 PM
  I met Brandi online! Meeting people online seems to be the norm in our shrinking global village, and I came across her beautiful work whilst doing research for my new book. I was delighted to...

There are no roadmaps for grief

Posted By SK Reid ,
23/07/2019 19:00 PM
      "There are no roadmaps or guidebooks for dealing with death or grief and its aftermath."                        ...

The Ripple Effect of Trauma

Posted By SK Reid & Karen Percy,
11/07/2019 21:00 PM
  Several weeks ago, I sat in on the 2019 Annual Grief Lecture: Death in the public eye or watching online, hosted by the Australian Grief and Bereavement Centre, the organisation where I...

Warriors

Posted By SK Reid,
27/06/2019 20:00 PM
The Year was 2010. We were at a party and it was one of my first forays out into the real world after a really crappy year. There was small talk and I was really struggling to find anything much to...

The Four Elements of Grief

Posted By SK Reid,
24/06/2019 19:00 PM
Following on from a theme introduced a few weeks back, I am sharing some blog posts from several years ago from my Blogger site. This post was originally published in 2015 and follows some of...

Things Don't Always Happen for a Reason

Posted By SK Reid,
23/06/2019 06:30 AM
Everything happens for a reason? Not necessarily. Not always. There is always a cause, a sequence of events, but this is not the same as some mysterious divine benevolent intervention, some ulterior ...

Stepping Outside My Comfort Zone

Posted By SK Reid,
30/05/2019 09:00 AM
View this post on Instagram Step outside your Comfort Zone. A New Horizon lives there! A bit of a daily ma...

Mother's Day 2019

Posted By SK Reid,
10/05/2019 21:00 PM
Every Mother’s Day is tough. It is the one enormous reminder of my losses. It’s difficult to explain, but my new book addresses the lifelong grief associated with being involuntarily...

The Language of Loss

Posted By SK Reid,
30/04/2019 19:00 PM
Hello Reader! I am running a series of blogs that I have posted to my Google Blogger site over the years. I originally came to the business of writing after the death of my first husband. This lead...

Wildlife Wednesday

Posted By ,
03/04/2019 18:00 PM
View this post on Instagram Look at these eyes!! Its Wildlife Wednesday and I wanted to give a big shout-out for for the very special souls who care for wildlife and domestic animal...

Black Saturday: Ten Years On

Posted By SK Reid,
06/02/2019 20:00 PM
The day had an ominous, foreboding quality to it from the start. Extreme heat, gale-force winds, and an overcast, otherworldly look about it. On this day, people would lose their lives. This would be ...