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Loss of Children

Be Careful What You Wish for, Michael Alan -- You Do Not Wish Your Kids Had Cancer

Jonathan Agin | Posted 08.04.2014 | Impact
Jonathan Agin

Having a child with autism was a significant concern of mine prior to the birth of my first child Alexis back in January 2006. But then, on April 10, 2008 cancer knocked on our door and without an invitation took up residence in our then 27-mont-old daughter Alexis. Mr. Alan, do you still wish your kids had cancer?

Open Letter to Aaron Eckhart

Jonathan Agin | Posted 03.28.2014 | Parents
Jonathan Agin

You see, I am one of those parents who has sat in that room and participated as these raw emotions have flown like water over Niagara Falls. My amazing daughter Alexis was taken from me two weeks shy of her fifth birthday by an indiscriminate killer called brain cancer.

Coping With A Child's Death, From Dr. Gail Saltz (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

Dealing with the death of a child is at the top of the list of traumatic and stressful things a person can deal with. Psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz told...

How a Grieving Mom Accidentally Rediscovered 'Fun' | Posted 07.22.2012 | Parents

There's a point to having fun, which is that it should be part of the human experience. A big part. I'd just completely lost touch with that.

Why Miscarrying Will Make Me A Great Mum

BritChick Paris | Posted 03.18.2012 | Parents
BritChick Paris

I guess I had my pregnancy test-run. I know the lay of the land now. I am ready for the next time, if it is meant to be.

Christmas in Cairo: A 48 Hour Story

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karin Badt

Surprisingly, neither of the two taxi drivers I asked to take me to the pyramids understood my destination -- despite the fact that I would think these large stone edifices are a mainstay of Cairo tourism.