Amber Smith, wife of country singer Granger Smith, is trying to balance grief and being a mom to her two remaining children.

As Dearly reported, Granger and Amber, revealed the news of their three-year-old son’s drowning accident on Instagram on June 6.

Subsequently, Amber is trying not to let her grief affect her parenting. On June 23, the mom shared photos from a trip with her children to a museum in Chicago.

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We just happened to be in the same city as the “biiiigggggggest T-Rex” ever found. We had to make a trip to see it in honor of River. This dinosaur was discovered in FAITH, South Dakota by a woman named Sue. And he died by a River ♥️. Open your eyes and you will see signs all around you. We think just maybe, Riv is having the best time of his life in Heaven with this ?. Getting back on the road and back into daily life without River has not been easy in the slightest. 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. 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. I look around at everyone else and wonder if anyone is going through something like we are. Dumb little things don’t matter anymore. My family does. My faith does. We’ve got this, because God’s got us ✝️. Thank you all for your continued support, prayers and love. It really does help us so much. #livelikeriv

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She wrote:

We just happened to be in the same city as the “biiiigggggggest T-Rex” ever found. We had to make a trip to see it in honor of River. This dinosaur was discovered in FAITH, South Dakota by a woman named Sue. And he died by a River ♥️.

Further, Amber went on to say the dinosaur and many other things remind her of she and Granger’s late son River.

The mom added:

Open your eyes and you will see signs all around you. We think just maybe, Riv is having the best time of his life in Heaven with this ?. Getting back on the road and back into daily life without River has not been easy in the slightest. 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. I see his face in our other kiddos.

Furthermore, Amber expressed the impact the loss has had on her entire family. She says that she’s trying to push past the pain for her other children.

She said:

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. I look around at everyone else and wonder if anyone is going through something like we are. Dumb little things don’t matter anymore. My family does. My faith does. We’ve got this, because God’s got us ✝️. Thank you all for your continued support, prayers and love. It really does help us so much. #livelikeriv

 

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Enjoying daddy being home and Texas rain ? #smithpartyof5

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Moreover, the family made the decision to donate their son’s organs following his unexpected passing.

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