Nine years ago, my son T.J.’s death shattered my soul. Reflecting on the days and weeks following his death I remember a push and pull deep inside moving me forward on a wave of love and kindness.
Tag: stories of hope
Giving Tuesday is quickly approaching. Did you know that Giving Tuesday was started in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation as a response to commercialization and consumerism in the post-Thanksgiving season (Black Friday and Cyber Monday)? It is always five days after the US holiday. Giving Tuesday has been praised […]
“THE ERIKA’S LIGHTHOUSE CURRICULUM WORKS!!!!” So many of our students really listened and heard the message of your curriculum!!! They heard it, they thought about what they’re feeling, and they asked for help! THEY ASKED FOR HELP! That’s truly the whole point, right? Awareness, understanding, and not being afraid to confront what you’re feeling and […]
Erika’s Lighthouse is celebrating its 15 year anniversary! I can’t believe how much we’ve grown over the years. In 2004, after the loss of their daughter Erika, founders Ginny and Tom Neuckranz set out to prevent this from ever happening to another child. In April 2004, our first meeting was held and by May, Erika’s […]
Weighty Matters on My Mind – Can Weight Lifting & Exercise help Depression? How many of you have told yourselves that you want to lose 20 lb. by an event that you have in 3 days? Why stop there? Why not lose 10 lb. today? I’ve had so many goals around weight loss – lose […]