• Linda Deymaz; Illustrator-Laurie Snow Hein
  • Book: Mommy Please Don't Cry, by Linda DeYmaz
  • - Linda DeYmaz, "Mommy Please Don't Cry"
  • Linda Deymaz, Laurie Snow Hein

Mommy, Please Don't Cry: There Are No Tears in Heaven


Advocates include: Arkansas Children’s Hospital; Baptist Health; CHI St. Vincent; Cornerstone Clinic for Women; Holy Sews, Inc.; Linda DeYmaz, best-selling author ofMommy, Please Don’t Cry: There Are No Tears in Heaven; Mamie’s Poppy Plates; March of Dimes; Molly Bears; Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep; Roller Funeral Homes; Share, and UAMS.

Saturday's walk will be preceded by a memorial service and a speech by author Linda DeYmaz, who wrote "Mommy, Please Don't Cry," after her daughter, Alexandra Grace, was stillborn in 1995.


Mommy Please Don't Cry by Linda Deymaz and Laurie Snow Hein

Linda DeYmaz is a wife, mother and author of two books, including, Mommy, Please Don't Cry, a 2004 Retailer's Choice Nominee, an anointed resource providing hope and comfort for parents who grieve the loss of a child. The book was born from Linda's own experience resulting from the death of her daughter, Alexandra Grace DeYmaz, delivered stillborn on Easter morning, 1995. Mommy, Please Don't Cry is considered a seminal work on child loss with more than 100,000 copies sold to date. In 2001, she planted the Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas together with her husband, Mark, and co-leads Soul Sisters (Mosaic's women's ministry). In 2006, Linda started a company, Linda DeYmaz Interiors, Inc., through which she provides professional custom, interior design services to personal and corporate clients.