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For the tragic story of Stefanie's death, click on Stefanie's picture to be linked to a Toronto Life magazine article.
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Tag Archives: grief
Is there anyone who isn’t looking for answers to the tragic events in Newtown Connecticut? …Anyone who hasn’t wondered what would possess someone to slash kindergarten-aged children in the ears and face with a knife in central China? These types … Continue reading
I often wonder who the “expert” was who invented the concept of “closure”. I’m sure whoever it was had never had a loss any greater than a toenail. Of course, it sounds like a great concept, an end to our … Continue reading
One of the first things I asked the Crown in charge of Stefanie’s case was, “Is there ANYTHING negative or embarrassing I need to know now about my daughter that could come out in the media?” I was so terrified … Continue reading
In her article of May 11th, about the Tori Stafford verdict, Christie Blatchford writes: “To borrow from the imitable Canadian lyricist and singer Leonard Cohen, it may have been a cold and broken Hallelujah, but it was a Hallelujah nonetheless”. … Continue reading
As we waited 3 long days for the jury to return with a decision of guilty or not guilty for Melissa Todorovic, we were, naturally, unhappy and stressed, yet there were many moments of levity. I dare say there might … Continue reading
Grief comes in many forms. When we have a child born who doesn’t fit the “perfect” mold, part of us is shattered, and putting the pieces back together can be very difficult, especially without support. I don’t have the Canadian … Continue reading
This morning at breakfast, Patrick (6), who was only two when his sister was killed, reminded me, in the most innocent of ways, that he is still hurting and that his sister is at the forefront of his thoughts much … Continue reading
I’ve always loved my brother, and sometimes his bluntness makes me love him all the more. Yesterday at breakfast, he professed that never in a million years could he ever be married to me. In all honesty I wasn’t the … Continue reading
Today is one of the hardest days of the year for us. We wake up with a weight on our chests that regardless of what we do, just won’t budge. I’m no neuroscientist but here is my analogy of how … Continue reading