Child Loss

6 Years Ago

Six years ago today on this very day, May 21st, 2016, I buried my 13-month-old son Hudson. Today I graduate from Pacific University with my Bachelor of Social Work. In an alternate universe, the 2016 burial would have never happened and subsequently, I would not walk across a stage receiving my degree. However, it is …

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Grieving Families Remember and Include Their Child in a special way during the holidays

“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having in spirit, become a child again at Christmas time.”  Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas is for children…and for those who can become childlike in their hope and faith and joy. So it can be a truly …

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Honoring a child at christmas who has passed

Angel of Hope

The Angel of Hope was inspired by Richard Paul Evans’ national bestseller, “The Christmas Box” – the story of a woman who mourns the loss of her child at the base of an angel monument. There are over 120 Angel of Hope statues throughout the United States. A listing of their locations can be found …

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Angel of hope

Connections Through Grief and Art: A Perspective of the Give Grief a Voice Project

On Saturday, October 23, Buzzy’s Bees will unveil our third set of art pieces created for families facing the unexpected loss of a child. Everyone is welcome to join us virtually for a panel discussion.  Our online art auction in support of this program begins today.  For those who are curious about Give Grief a …

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In Honor of Keli & Brixx

Grief does not discriminate. Buzzy’s Bees is committed to inclusion across identity and experience. We strive to support a broad and diverse community of grieving families. On September 23, 2021, an article was released sharing the painful story of the death of a 34-year-old Mississippi woman named Keli, who died alongside her 7-month-old son named …

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Keli & Brixx In honor of Domestic Violence Month