Elke, Alex and Olivia

This is our true story...

Both books are based on our true story.

"Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute?" explains (sudden) death, while "What Happened to Daddy's Body?" explains cremation, burial and spreading the ashes in words very young children can understand.

They also reassure children and their families that it's okay to be sad, but that it's okay to be happy, too..

“What happened to Daddy’s Body?” – Book No 2 progress update

Hello everyone! Just wanted to give you an update of where we are…. Unfortunately it is taking longer than we had hoped, but Anna is busy putting colour into all the b&w spreads. She is currently estimating that she’ll have completed all the spreads by the end of February 2014, after which there’ll still be […]

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Nelson’s Journey: Ryan Doubleday’s story:

nelson’s journey This is a very inspiring and moving guest post by Ryan Doubleday, a child bereavement support worker at the charity Nelson’s Journey. I am sitting at my desk, reading probably the most incredible letter I have ever received. The words on the page are dancing around me, my eyes faltering because I cannot […]

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Ryan Doubleday from Nelson’s Journey

Felt so touched by this guest post on Ben’s blog (lifeasawidower.com), written by the lovely Ryan Doubleday, a child bereavement support worker at the charity Nelson’s Journey (nelsonsjourney.org.uk), that I asked if it was okay to re-post it on here. They both said yes. Thank you! ♥ xxx http://lifeasawidower.com/2013/08/18/nelsons-journey/

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Been to the hospital yesterday for my first annual check up, and all looks well on mammogram and ultrasound. See you next year breast clinic! :o) xxx

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Praise from Grief Encounter

Just got a lovely email from Shelley Gilbert, Grief Encounter Project: “Dear Elke, we’ve run out of books – they are so popular in the office and have been sending out to appropriate familes. Again, we are so proud to be associated with such a wonderful resource.” Kind Regards, Shelley Gilbert CEO Grief Encounter Project: […]

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