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Jun'16

The Smart Parent’s Guide to Supporting Grieving Children

Eleanor and I have been sitting around sulking because our shoestring budget prevented us from attending the National Alliance for …

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21

Jun'16

Death, Grief, and Shattered Assumptions

“Some people’s lives seem to flow in a narrative; mine had many stops and starts. That’s what trauma does. It …

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15

Jun'16

An Open Letter From A Grieving Friend

Dear close friend who disappeared after someone I love died, Hey there.  It’s been a while since we talked, a …

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07

Jun'16

Grief Is More Than Sadness

There are a lot of things we love about writing a grief blog, but if I had to pick one …

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02

Jun'16

Questions of Life, Mortality and Grief

Existential angst and death anxiety run in my blood.  I think I get it from my Dad’s side of the …

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31

May'16

Relief After A Death: the unspoken grief emotion

Whenever we ask people about the emotions of grief, whether it is here on the blog, in a workshop, a group, …

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24

May'16

Grief Landscapes

Something VERY exciting happened yesterday.  VERY exciting.  Okay, maybe not exciting for everyone, but exciting for us.   Yesterday was …

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17

May'16

Grieving a Suicide Death

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2013 there were 41,149 suicides in the United States.  This rate is …

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09

May'16

Where is my Hollywood ending?: When death isn’t peaceful, serene, or good

You know I love Hollywood as much as the next person, but I’m beginning to think I can’t trust everything …

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05

May'16

15 Posts to Help you Cope With Mother’s Day Grief (and 2 Announcements)

We’ve written quite a few posts related to Mother’s Day. I guess because Mother’s Day relentlessly happens once or year and …

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03

May'16

Lessons My Mother Never Taught Me

I’m writing this post from my front porch where I’m watching my almost nine year old daughter, Evelyn, teach my six …

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26

Apr'16

Being there for Grieving Friends and Family: Support vs. Comfort

First and foremost, please allow me to explain what’s happening with this post. For those of you who don’t know, …

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