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Unread 03-20-2010, 06:47 PM   #184
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Originally Posted by sewsplendidstamper View Post
I'm 35 and the boys are 2 and 4 so it's not something they have an opinion about. BUT seeing as I never expected to bury my baby girl my age and health is not something I take as a guarantee that I'll be hanging around forever.

I've talked to my husband and he said he honestly doesn't know what he feels like he needs from me about that.
Thereís just no words to comfort a parent that has lost a child. ĎIím sorryí just seems so lame; maybe thatís why a lot of people say the innocuous things they do. I donít know when you lost your baby girl, but I am so sorry that you had to experience that.

My boys are adults and it never occurred to me to ask them if it even mattered to them if I was cremated or buried. My family in general has always done cremation w/ no service and Iíve never visited a grave site. I think of my dad when I work in the garden because thatís what he loved and I think of my sister when Iím crafting because thatís what she loved. And pictures Ė Iím so thankful for all the pictures I have of the people I love, both living and gone.

Your boys are so young I donít see how you could possibly decide right now about what would be best when you die and Iím sorry youíre struggling with these questions.
It's all fun & games until someone gets a paper cut.
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