Our next guest has a story that too many families relate to in secret shame, weighted under the blanket of grief, loss, and jaggedly steered emotional rollercoasters. Author Tasha Van Howe boldly stepped outside of herself to write a novel penned under the title, Miss Me Always, for anyone who has ever experienced loss or struggled with infertility or the adoption vortex. A personal tale of tragedy and triumph that love helped her conquer, host, Naketa Ren Thigpen sits down with Tasha to talk about how she is absorbing beauty while navigating the brutal along her journey.
What to expect in today’s BBP episode:
• Transforming life perspectives: insights on experience and family dynamics
• Preserving your identity: strategies to keep afloat during mental health struggles
• Maintaining relationships amidst grief: the importance of keeping your partner close in times of loss
• Harnessing emotion: the power of boundaries and expressing feelings freely
More about Tasha Van Howe
Tasha Van Howe was born and raised in sunny Southern California, where she met and married her high school sweetheart, Jeff. Tasha has always had a love of writing, awarding her scholars in school. She draws inspiration for her writing through life experiences and the people she loves. Based out of Alta Loma, California as a travel advisor, Tasha and her husband spend their free time traveling around the world or taking their dogs on road trips throughout the U.S. Tasha worked in hospitality industry for 12 years including as a General Manager for a Marriott and Director of Sales and Events at a Hilton. For over a decade, she and her husband have continued to share their time giving back by hosting annual toy and jacket drives and a back-to-school fundraiser for their local children’s home
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