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physical abuse

Overcoming physical abuse and thriving

One never truly knows how fragile life is until you nearly lose it. I’m a physical abuse survivor and I’m grateful for being alive every single day. I’ve been physically abused by a family member 3 times in my life. Out of those 3 times, twice I was worried my[...]
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cómo superar la muerte de un padre

How to overcome the sudden loss of a loved one

I had just turned 14 when on the 19th of February I lost my father in such a sudden way that it is difficult to describe. The day before his death, I remember having prepared the costumes for Carnival with him, and having watched for the last time with him[...]
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Alzheimer’s Daughter: Remembering for Two

My mother has Alzheimer´s but we are not alone

There’s not much in life that is as difficult as losing a parent. I’ve watched my husband mourn the loss of both of his parents, my daughter’s sweet grand-pere who always loved hoisting her on his shoulders for rides around the park, and her grand-mere who loved to spoil her[...]
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