To my Husband on Father's Day (as seen in Still Standing Magazine)

Updated: May 25

child loss on father's day
Dad's hurt too

I see you over there trying to be strong. I see you with tears running down your cheeks. I see you trying to hold our broken, little family together. I see you struggling, too.

Since we lost our dear daughter Katie you have taken care of the unpleasant tasks that I didn’t have the capacity to do. You collected her effects from the police after they had been pulled from the wreck. You took care of taxes and banking and paying the funeral bill. I am so thankful that you walk beside me on this path.

Here comes Father’s Day, yet another day that Katie should be here, another day that will no longer be right without her. But, yo