Mandy Allender

Mandy Allender


Boss mom. Kick-ass wife. Shit housekeeper. Enjoys playing with words and also knitting needles. Writes often, and honestly, about grief. 

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Mandy and Rory. (image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart)

My Toddler Son Died. How Does An Awareness Month Help?

Where is my loss awareness month? The greatest gift you could give to the parent of a child who has died is to speak of their child when you think of them.