Online Articles by Richard Ballo Blog2018-03-12T19:25:41-04:00

Celebrating Mother’s Day After Loss

Mother’s Day recalls all things maternal – warm and wonderful hugs, children’s homemade cards, a delicious dinner, mom’s loving kisses and smiles. But Mother’s Day can be extremely challenging for children who have lost a mother.

Why I Write About Grief

I write about grief and people ask me if I am a psychologist because of the subject matter that I write about. I am not a psychologist. I am a writer. But psychology and why people act the way they do

Teenage Pregnancy

You may know a teenage girl who has given birth, or a teen boy who has fathered a child. I do. I knew a girl who got pregnant in high school

Writing Bullets & Babies

Writing Bullets & Babies was a challenging book to write for several reasons. The first is two years of research material to organize into the right chronological order. Verification