Theo died of a brain tumor on February 20, 2006. Theo's family asks to join them this season in committing acts of kindness for others, not only in honor of Theo, but in memory and honor of your loved ones as well.
My name is Robin Kellner. My daughter Zoe was a bright, beautiful delicious child. She grew into a vivacious teenager with tons of friends. She went off to college -- and began a struggle with drug abuse. At 22, she died at home in her bedroom. This is her story.
I created this site to let those of you who are newly bereaved, or who have struggled for a while, know that if you do your work, you can recapture your smile and move From Heartbreak to Healing. ... It won't be the life you once had when your loved one was physically with you...
I learned that by looking at what happened and how trauma affects people's lives,and how we struggle to regain a sense of meaning and purpose and some sense of normalcy we may understand the process of transformation and healing much better. And how this very struggle for understanding is part of the healing process. This is what I have spent my entire adult life delving into. The Hero's Journey continues to serve as a lense through which I view my experience.
Until 30th May 2009, I was mum to 3 young people. Two girls, 13 and 20, and a boy, 17. Suddenly, with a brief phone call, I was plunged into a nightmare. My son, Al, was dead - killed when crossing the road, by a man who, mistakenly, thought he was playing chicken and so decided to call his bluff.
Parents of children who died of heroin overdoses are spreading awareness that the drug doesn't discriminate for race, socio-economic status, education, upbringing or residency. Everyone is vulnerable to the epidemic. • Read the full story or click on a portrait
A Fifth Season is a place of pause to grieve the death of my first and only child. A season characterized by reflection on the big stuff and the little stuff that this mom encounters as I parent the memory of my child, and my child, in loving return, parents my heart.