Holidays and Special Days

05

Jan'17

Coping with Self-Doubt in the New Year

This morning Litsa and I ran our usual Thursday morning workshop at an emergency shelter in Baltimore City.  We’ve been visiting …

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24

Dec'16

Hang in there…

We want to take a minute (really, this will only take a minute) to remind you to hang in there. …

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20

Dec'16

8 Tips For Supporting A Grieving Friend This Holiday

Most people don’t intentionally set out to be unsupportive of their grieving family and friends.  We know you may disagree, …

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13

Dec'16

A Griever’s Pocket Guide To Spending The Holidays Alone

The other day I did a Google search looking for articles about spending the holidays alone. What I found was …

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22

Nov'16

Surviving Thanksgiving: 6 tips for grievers

You hoped and prayed, you wished on a star, you stuck your head in the sand, you ignored your calendar, …

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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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31

Dec'15

Coping With The New Year’s Eve Blues: the youtube edition

If you are a regular WYG reader (and thank you if you are) you probably know that we like to keep …

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24

Dec'15

Holiday Grief: When The First Holiday Is NOT The Worst Holiday

Eleanor and I had been feeling like we had said just about everything there was to say about grieving at the …

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22

Dec'15

10 Times Grief Made you Cry this Holiday Season

It seems like the older I get, the more happy-sad life becomes.  Happy-sad is my new favorite grief saying and …

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17

Dec'15

16 Ideas for Creating New Holiday Tradition After a Death

Someone you love has died and now the holidays will never be the same.  I’m sorry to put this so …

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09

Dec'15

6 Things to Consider Before You Skip the Holidays

So, you are grieving and thinking about skipping the holidays altogether.  Let me assure you, you wouldn’t be the first …

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