The defiant passion of the bereaved parent

As the parent of a child who died an avoidable death, we might be highly motivated to campaign for change. This is an appropriate way of honouring our child’s memory.
But we should be aware that the heights of passion and defiance that are energising us now will likely be followed by low times.
Whether we “succeed” or not in our campaign , ultimately we are faced with the sadness of our child’s absence. Finding how to live without them is the challenge we now face.

Workshops for those who are struggling with life following bereavement

I’ve often written about our successful ‘Living with Loss’ retreats we run. We are now offering another type of event – two-day workshops. We hope that the fact that these are day events rather than residential will make them more accessible to a greater number of people and less expensive to attend. In order to…