I almost didn’t write this letter today. I wanted to, I really did, but my heart was hesitant. And yet here I am, writing. Why?Read More
The holidays are approaching and our thoughts turn towards spending time with those we love. And yet, we can't spend time with those we've lost. Or can we?Read More
When deciding to start a blog, I pondered the question, "What should I title it?" I wanted to spend time researching, polling friends, doing that "analytical" thing I do. I wanted to come up with a catchy and creative name that would get your attention and yet convey my message.
The problem was that the word "THRIVING" just wouldn't go away. It wouldn't leave my thoughts; as much as I tried other options "THRIVING" stuck to me like glue. And so...that's what I went with: KendraThriving.
Now I ask myself, "What does thriving after the loss mean to me?" This is how I define it:Read More
With Mother’s Day is approaching, I’ve been considering what it means to be to be Adeline’s mom. How do you reconcile being a mom of a child you cannot hold? I was brousing through my photos recently and this one always stands out to me. It reminds me of a moment, during a trip to Lake Tahoe, shortly after Adeline passed away.Read More