Category Archives: Alexander

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Give the Gift of Life by Becoming a Living Organ Donor

Two. Two days. Two short days. That’s how shy our son Alexander was from 32 weeks gestation. What’s the significance of two days? If he had survived two more days then he could have donated his organs. And, we would… «more»

Death Should Come with a Manual

Death Should Come with a Manual

You think that I’d be good with this death stuff by now. With the loss of my son Alexander, then Aries the Cat, and now Phoenix the Dog yesterday. Well almost Phoenix. If he had died yesterday, as planned, then… «more»

A Balloon For Alexander

A Balloon For Alexander #babyloss

A part of me just wants to post this picture and leave it at that. A picture of a balloon flying up, up and away. I mean, it is Wordless Wednesday, so I doubt that you’d think much of it.… «more»

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The Day That My Son Died (in my Mind)

For the past four years, it’s come. It starts in early October. The exact date isn’t set in stone. My heart just knows when it’s time. For the first few weeks, it only happens every other day or so. But,… «more»

Alexanders Shelf

What It’s Like to Care for a Deceased Child

If you read the title to this post and thought, “nobody cares for a deceased child” then read on because I live it every day. Sigh. I think I start out all of my posts about Alexander with a sigh.… «more»

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How the Gift of a Quarter Changed my Life

A friend of mine, Create with Joy does a weekly meme. This week’s theme is “Share Something Good“.  Seeing as she is always supportive of my weekly BlogLovin Hop, I thought that I’d participate. Except, I couldn’t. Well, I could… «more»

May 5 is International Bereaved Mother’s Day

Want to join a club that has a life-time membership, no financial fee, does not discriminate and has you rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous? Sounds too good to be true or something out of Rumpelstilskin? Pretty close except… «more»