The Nameless Minority: A podcast about the loss of a child.
By Jerry W Shoemaker
Join Jerry Shoemaker as he and his guest explore the difficult topic. Discuss and remember those they have lost, and how the healing process starts and continues.
I sit down with Cynthia to talk about Rajine, her daughter.
Dre Drea Dr. Drea...We miss you
Andrea was a special friend to many. Listen to Lisa, Tasha, Beth, Olivia, and Virginia discuss what she meant to each one of them. Drea was a close friend of mine. Memories, no matter how bittersweet, are still memories.
Grief Journey with Rohanna Shultz
I sit down with Rohanna Shultz to discuss spirituality, grief, medication, and endurance running.
Rohanna is a blogger, ultra runner, marathoner, triathlon athlete, works in the medical field, and is a mother. We discuss what works for us! What we recommend on a grief journey.
linktr.ee/ultrarunnerchick will take you to multiple podcasts that she has been on and to a link for her blog.
"Who are you? Simply I am me!"
On this episode, I take a backseat to let Deme interview her friend, Bessie. Bessie was a child care worker for Deme's kid, Eleni. Listen as they share memories of their kids and talk about the grieving process.
"God's plan is perfect, I just don't have to like it"
I sit down to talk to Melissa about her daughter, Alexis. We discuss faith and the goodness of friends
The Canadian Connection
I go Round 2 with Paula TK and Deme the Great. We discuss the afterlife, dreams, the day of the funeral, religion, and a few more topics in the episode. Its a pleasure to chat with these ladies openly on the topic of grief as a parent. To be able to share our thoughts and know that the others are not judging you.
Thank you Paula TK for writing the intro. Thank Eli Shoemaker for recording the intro.
Ty-The Best Big Brother
I sit down with Kassie to discuss Tyrelle(Ty). We get to discuss Ty, religion, grief, and life in general. Kassie has started a business dedicated to Ty. By putting Ty's name in name of the business, she has opened that door for her to be able to discuss Ty's life with people. What a clever way to get them to start the conversation.
Thank you Kassie for sharing Ty with me.
Daisy,the happiest girl in the world!
I sit down with Paula to discuss Daisy. Daisy was the happiest girl in the world.
Paula teaches a grief yoga class and writes a grief blog. www.onestepforwardca.wordpress.com is the grief blog that she writes. Its raw and honest just like the interview that we did.
Brought to you by the number 16
Jennifer and I sit down to discuss grief on what would have been Bella's 16th birthday. This is a very honest episode. We touch on a lot of things that cross our minds now and then. I hope you enjoy!
Golden Girls, Luther Vandross, and Sheila
I sit down with Brittany to discuss her mom, Sheila.
Queen Eleni, Zippy, Bob, Puffy, and Vanita
In today's episode, I talk to Demetra about her daughter, Eleni. She was a vibrant young lady. She co-authored a book, A Marshmallow Christmas, and raised money for SickKIds. SickKids is one of the largest children's hospitals in Toronto, Canada.
Thank you Demetri for sharing your daughter with me.
Memories from a sibling
Today I sit down with Farrah to discuss her brother, Josh. She tells funny stories and what its like to live without her brother.
"Its a wolf, Nana"
I'm not going to grow up all of the way
Today I sit down with Marcy Larson to discuss Andy's life. We discuss good times and the trying times. Marcy is a mom, pediatrician, and podcast host. Her podcast "Losing a Child: Always Andy's Mom" is a powerful and enlightening view on grief. She has some helpful words for those struggling with the loss of a child.
Father, The answer doesn't matter anymore
I sit down with Santa Walt Queen to discuss the loss of his two kids, Jackie and Jill. Jackie and Jill were killed in a car accident involving a semi-truck. Walt is a very religious man. Walt gives God all the credit for helping him get through this accident that took his two girls. Walt is a special soul to be able to do what he does on a daily basis.
Bigger than a Whale (Butterflies for Maddie)
I sit down with Donna Morgan to discuss her daughter Maddie. Donna is the CEO/Founder of Butterflies for Maddie. Visit Butterfliesformaddie.com for more information.
Ice Ice Baby
I interview Jennifer Shoemaker about how she deals with grief. We discuss some of the good memories and some of the bad.