Posts in category Alex’s blog

When Bad Things Happen To Good People.

When Bad Things Happen To Good People.

Talking To Children About Traumatic Events. With today’s social media and ability to report live news as it happens to our TV screens, Mobiles and Pcs  it can be extremely difficult to prevent children from being exposed to scenes that can be traumatic ,disturbing and scary. So what can we say to our children to […]

Listen: Our guest Rose shares her story of bereavement

Listen: Our guest Rose shares her story of bereavement

 Rose joins Alex in our studio. Roses husband died when her daughter was just a few weeks old. Rose talks about how she has enabled her daughter to know the father she can’t remember.

Parental Death About Child Bereavement UK

Parental Death  About Child Bereavement UK

Our vision is for all families to have the support they need to rebuild their lives, when a child grieves or when a child dies. Our mission is to ensure the accessibility of high quality child bereavement support and information to all families and professionals by increasing our reach and plugging the gaps that exist […]

When A Parent Dies

When A Parent Dies

When A Parent Dies Living with bereavement by Alex James   Most of us hope that we will live a long and healthy life, ideally coming to an end when we are too old to care and hopefully gently in our sleep. We accept, because we have to, that with age our bodies will deteriorate […]

Read & Listen Our interview with Alec founder of Wid...

Read & Listen Our interview with Alec founder of Widower After AFE

About Widower After AFE I was widowed in March 2013 at the age of 40. My wife was 39. I had taken her to hospital on a Monday morning at around 10am. Our second son was born just after 7pm that evening. Within an hour of his birth my wife was rushed to theatre and […]

Read :WAY Widowed and Young

Read :WAY  Widowed and Young

WAY Widowed and Young – helping young widows & widowers cope with life after death   Georgia Elms’ life was turned upside down when her husband Jon died suddenly from meningitis at the age of just 38. “Jon went to bed feeling unwell, and woke in the middle of the night a lot worse, so […]

The Owl at the Window Book Review

The Owl at the Window Book Review

                   by Carl Gorham ‘She is dead. She was here just now and she was alive. How can she suddenly be dead? People in history are dead. Old people are dead. Grandparents are dead. Other people are dead. Not people like me. Not this person. The person […]

I Don’t Feel Like That

With focus on death of a partner or spouse I think it’s important to add that we are all different and we all have our own thoughts and feelings that are unique to us. Some people find it easy to talk and share feelings whilst for others it just isn’t something they feel able to […]

Children and Trauma

Children and Trauma

When Bad Things Happen To Good People With today’s social media and ability to report live news as it happens to our TV screens, Mobiles and Pcs  it can be extremely difficult to prevent children from being exposed to scenes that can be traumatic ,disturbing and scary. So what can we say to our children […]

Being Mum and Dad Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum and Dad Massive, massive respect to Rio Ferdinand – and to anyone else who has been through times like these.BBC One, 9pm, Tuesday. Posted by Match of the Day on Monday, 27 March 2017