Articles by Sara Zeigler

International Day of Hope and Healing After Loss

Free International Day of Hope & Healing after Loss Conference March 14, 2022 In need of a dose of hope? Please join Open to Hope for our International Day of Hope and Healing after Loss with experts in the field…

A Sibling Shares

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A Grammy’s Grief

As with most holidays, Grandparents’ Day can produce many different emotions for me as a bereaved grandmother. While I am so very thankful for the three grandchildren my husband and I have living on earth, leading up to Grandparents’ Day,…

The Keepers of Memories

You make friends because you have things in common.  We are friends because of our children.  The older ones, the younger ones, the ones who never even had a chance to breathe. They are our reason for being.  Our heartbeat,…

Suicide: How Do We Say It?

From the moment we learned of our daughter’s death, I knew that the word “suicide” had the power to erase her life while emblazoning her death in neon letters in the minds of her friends and colleagues. During the unremitting…

Thoughts and Thanks

We wish to thank all our sponsors, volunteers, keynote speakers, workshop presenters, entertainers, sharing session facilitators and attendees for making our 41st National Conference a huge success. To view the Walk to Remember photos, view our Facebook album. To see photos of the Conference,…

The Arch

This piece was beautifully written by Pamela Hagens. Samuel’s Mom, from the TCF Nashville Chapter, as well as read by her at the 41st TCF National Conference at the Friday luncheon on July 27, 2018 in St. Louis, Missouri. The…

“That Room” Becomes Home

The setting is a little strange. “That Room” is longer than it is square. The chairs are in an oblong circle, boxes of tissue are strategically placed. Someone has made coffee and there are brownies or a cake—and all the…

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