Our beautiful daughter Emersyn Paige passed away from SMA Type 1 on April 7th,2009 at the age of 7 months old. This blog is dedicated to her life, legacy and spirit and our journey as a family through grief.

Helpful Books on Grief

"The Bereaved Parent" by Harriet Sarnoff Schiff

"Journaling a Pathway Through Grief" by Wendy Dean

"The Worst Loss" ~ How Families Heal After the Death of a Child  by Barbara D. Rosof

"When The Bough Breaks: Forever After the Death of a Son or Daughter" by Judith R. Bernstein

"Beyond Tears: Living After Losing a Child" by Ellen Mitchell

"Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart" by
Dr.Alan Wolfelt founder of the Center for Coping and Loss in Colarado

"The Wilderness of Grief: Finding Your Way" by Dr. Alan Wolfelt

"Healing a Parent's Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Child Dies" by Dr.Alan Wolfelt

"Healing a Friend's Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas for Helping Someone You Love Through Loss" by Dr. Alam Wolfelt

"The Grieving Garden: Living with the Death of a Child" by Suzanne Redfern

"The Journey Through Grief: Reflections on Healing" by Dr. Alan Wolfelt

"The Jeffery Journey" by Bereaved SMA Mother Helen Baldwin

"Comfort" by Ann Hood

"The Gift of Significance: Walking People Through a Loss" by Doug Manning