b'Companion for When Its Time to Heallegacy.Itsthemeisaboutleaving, but Youre Not Sure You Want To. Thesays Miguel. What are people going release date is slated for November 7,to say when youre gone? And I think 2023.withCUREEpilepsy[]hopefully Kellyrecallsattendingagriefre- something we do from now until we treatinSouthJerseywithmothersdie will help some family. Now theres who had lost their children. We werethis book that has our own personal sitting out on the back deck and danc- life Kelly has created that may change ingtoBackstreetBoysandBellBivpeoples lives. I hope this is our legacy.DeVoe and it was the first time thatFor book information and to fol-most of us had ever just completely letlowKellysblog,visitkellycervantes.go and laughedwe didnt feel likecom.AndlistentoKellysSeizing we were allowed to do that. We wereLife,aCUREEpilepsypodcastat normal, broken. It was normal to becureepilepsy.org/seizing-life/welcome-to-broken, which is where the title of theseizing-life. book comes from. Donny Levit is a writer and Maplewood Miguel and Kelly make a point thatresident.HeistheauthorofRocknDiscover Why Home theygrievedverydifferently.OneRoll Lies, 10 Stories. Check out his ra- Sellers Trust Stacie Levy.thing that did help me more than any- dio shows on Instagram: @underthein-thingwaswritingmyblog(kellycer- fluenceradio, @newishradio, @kindof- Reliable Advisor. Resourceful Advocate. vantes.com/blog). And so once a week,poolradio. Your Partner in Real Estate Success.I would sit there and pro-cessonesmallaspectof my grief that I was dealing with by writing, she says. Stacie Levy stacie.levy@compass.com I didnt want people toLicensed Real Estate Salesperson M: 917.686.3821 | O: 973.310.6816come up to me. I had my time walking the dog andStacie Levy is a licensed is a real estate salesperson affiliated with Compass.Compass is a licensed real estate broker and abides by Equal Housing Opportunity laws.I would sort of just break down crying and pick up some poop. Those are the momentswhenIfound my peace, says Miguel. CHILDRENS KARATE CLASSESI decided that I want- An Exceptionaled to write a book about grief,butsomethingthatLearning Experiencewasnotaguide.Grief guidesfeelveryprescrip-tive to me, and grief is not linear.Idontthinkany two people travel grief the same way even if they are grievingsomethingvery similar, says Kelly. I feel like theres this desire for grief to be comparativethat losing a child is con- WHAT PARENTS SAY:sideredtheholygrailofIts hard to believe someone so gifted in karategrief. I just sort of call b.s.AN would be so patient and good with kids, buton that. I think that yourINCREDIBLE Sensei Howard is a rare find! -K. Kaplanlossisyourlossandyou cannotcomparethatto189 Shihan is the kid whisperer! He builds confidence$anybody elses. and character in all of the kids. - W. Armstrong While its unclear whenFOR ENTIRE SUMMER (includes uniform) REGISTER NOW! Miguel will finish his time performinginHamilton,Adelaides nickname was Adelaidey bug and nowCALL 908-967-8132he recognizes that the expe- the family uses a ladybug as a symbol for remembering rience has been a backdropher. One of her friends had the ladybug doll made that the family could use to represent Adelaide in photos.Visit us at BlueLifeKarate.com for his familys odyssey.Miguel sports his ladybug shoes. Photos by Julia Maloof1882 Springfield AvenueMaplewood, NJ HamiltonissuchaVerderosa.feature story /15'