She’s taking it one day at a time. Granger Smith and his wife, Amber Smith, are still trying to cope with the tragic passing of their 3-year-old son, River Kelly. While taking to Instagram on Friday, August 30, the heartbroken mother opened up about her grieving process and she also shared a supportive message with any of her followers going through a tough time.
“Dear World, I cry in the car … alone, I cry in the shower … alone, I cry in my pillow … alone, Whenever I’m alone, I cry a little while … So, I can face you with a smile. Signed, Me,” the emotional quote read.
“Feeling this today. If you are going through a hard season, wherever you are in your journey, it’s where you are supposed to be,” Amber continued in her vulnerable caption. “Don’t let anyone tell you you should be further along, or ok by now, or even more sad. You are doing good, and you can do this. ❤️ Just do the next thing, whatever that is.”
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Feeling this today. If you are going through a hard season, wherever you are in your journey, it’s where you are supposed to be. Don’t let anyone tell you you should be further along, or ok by now, or even more sad. You are doing good, and you can do this. ❤️ Just do the next thing, whatever that is. 🎈
Back in June, Granger, 39, broke the devastating news that his youngest son, River, was no longer with us. It was later revealed that River’s cause of death was an accidental drowning at the country singer’s home in Georgetown, Texas.
Amber recently spoke out about how she and Granger are trying their best to stay strong, especially for the sake of their other two children — son Lincoln, 5, and daughter London, 7.
“Getting back on the road and back into daily life without River has not been easy in the slightest,” she wrote in a recent post on social media. “Every single thing reminds me of him, and all I can think about is how he would love exploring and seeing all that we are seeing. I see his name everywhere, I see little red-headed toddlers everywhere.”
“I miss his silly personality and his bright light,” Amber continued. “I see his face in our other kiddos. I have this pit in my stomach constantly because I’m trying to make life as normal as possible for our other 2 incredible kiddos, London and Lincoln, while hurting so bad inside.”
Granger and Amber have honored their late son by selling a tribute T-shirt available to people all over the world. The sales will help other kids in the future as all of the proceeds will go to directly to the Dell Children’s Medical Center.
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