Alice J Wisler's Writings
Oh, we talk about the best cold medications and if cherry cough syrup tastes better to kids than orange. We can recommend preschools and sneakers. But the hardest part of parenting is the least often discussed. The roughest aspect of being a parent is losing a child. Then we clam up. We don't want to hear. We are threatened. If her child died, mine could, too....
Growing up as an American in Japan makes for an adventurous childhood. Long years in Osaka riding the trains to elementary school, some beanpaste ice cream as a snack on the walk home, taking baths at the neighborhood bathhouse, all with constant reminders...
Causes Alice Wisler Supports
National Childhood Cancer Foundation
Bereaved Parents, USA
The Compassionate Friends
Daniel's House Publications
Alice’s Favorite Books
The Bell Jar, The Secret Life of Bees, Huckleberry Finn, Snow Falling on Cedars, Open House, and The Joy Luck Club.