Kay Bevington

Kay Bevington

Kay Bevington, a bereaved mother of an only child who died just prior to her sixteenth birthday, has been active in the bereavement community since 1980. In 1990, the Bevingtons founded Alive Alone, an international organization for parents with no surviving children. A bi-monthly periodical is published and a website, www.alivealone.org is available. Kay was a guest on the radio show “Healing the Grieving Heart” talking about “Being a Parent without Living Children.” To hear Kay being interviewed by Dr. Gloria & Dr. Heidi Horsley, click on the following link: www.voiceamericapd.com/health/010157/horsley082307.mp3

Articles:

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Holidays — Survival or Defeat?

The forthcoming holidays are often the most difficult times of the year for bereaved parents, now childless. I have some suggestions that will hopefully assist you during this season. My […]

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Serious Personal Illnesses After the Death of a Child

At the time of the death of our child, we think and feel that our world will certainly end and we often want to die and be ‘with our children’. […]

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Elizabeth Edwards Demonstrated Grace in Grief

Elizabeth Edwards was not afraid to share her grief journey with others, and bereaved parents could relate to her as she was genuine.  I had the opportunity to meet her […]

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Surviving the Holidays After Losing an Only Child

After losing an only child, surviving each day is so very painful and difficult for single parents, and holidays make it even more excruciating.  It may seem that there is […]

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