Cleaning out the room of your child after death

Most people wait to do this since it’s such an emotional event. Friends have told me they waited one, two or even five years or more. I had to do this right away because we had sold the house four days before he died. Another family was moving in.

At first, I tried by myself and I ended up in a blubbering pile on the floor. After an hour, I had not put a single thing in a box. But I had emptied a box of tissues.

What do I keep? What do I throw away? How can this be … Read more...