Climbing Snowdon

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Mark, Debbie and their family and friends attempted to get to the top of Snowdon back in November. The weather was so bad that they only were able to get up half way, wind and rain made it impossible to get to the summit. They managed to raise over £3000 which they divided between charities and we are one of … Read More

January meeting 2019

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At our first meeting this year we had 12 parents and welcomed one new mother. A reading was shared titled Learning to Live Around the ‘Hole’ -(found on FB). A mother explained that when her child died it felt that there was now a big hole in her life. A hole which was enormous at the beginning of her grief journey but in time … Read More

November Meeting

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We had 14 parents at our meeting and welcomed one new couple.  A small reading was shared ( C. Hinton – Child Loss, The Heartbreak and the Hope). She described the first few months after the child’s death as living in a fog. It is like a protection at the early stage of grief when life does not make sense.  … Read More

Meeting in October 2018

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We welcomed three new parents at our last meeting. Each one lost their child in the last 6 month. They shared their loss and those parents who have been bereaved for longer were able to listen and comfort them. Parents reassured each other that what ever pain there is – it is real and no one should tell them how … Read More

Thank you to two wonderful ladies

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Caroline and Hannah ran the Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday 6th October. They decided to raise money for our group – MK Bereaved Parent Group. They raised the incredible amount of £ 740.– which is fantastic. They had a very good race, weather conditions were perfect and both completed the course. We are so thankful for their support. If you … Read More

September meeting

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13 parents came to our meeting and we shared a reading ‘I am on a journey” Parents shared their thoughts about the month of September. It is a sad month as it brings it home that their child won’t start school, go into secondary school or start university.  They find it hard when parents whose child reaches those milestones talk … Read More

August Meeting

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We had 11 parents at our meeting. Liz read an article from the Daily Mail titled “Friends who cross the road to avoid you – because you’ve lost a child” Christine Lord writes about her experience when she was asked how many children do you have, when she mentioned that one of her children died the conversation came to a … Read More

Meeting 19th July

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We welcomed one new mother to our meeting. Liz shared a reading which was followed by a discussion about guilt. Each parent contributed about their regrets and the big IF ONLY…… like getting advice from a medical person earlier, making a phone call to the child when they thought about it and not a day later when it was too … Read More

Meeting 21st June 2018

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We welcomed 3 newly bereaved parents to our meeting. The reading by Angela Miller – Newly Bereaved Parents’ was very suitable and discussion took place how to survive the first few weeks and months let alone the rest of the life without the child. Parents shared their experience of the first few weeks after their child death and how life … Read More