All posts by Eleanor Haley

04

Dec'13

A Practical Plan for Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

The main tenant of our Practical Guide for Grieving During the Holidays is the thought that one of the best ways to make …

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29

Nov'13

Friday Favorites: November 29, 2013

Welcome to Friday Favorites.  I know you’re all busy with family and shopping and leftovers so I will spare you the usual …

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25

Nov'13

Talking to Children About Death: The danger of euphemism

You all know what a ‘euphemism’ is, right?  It’s a benign or innocuous word used in place of one that …

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22

Nov'13

Friday Favorites: November 22, 2013

Hi.  It’s Friday…you’ve almost made it to the weekend…congratulations.  Will you be spending the next few days preparing for Thanksgiving …

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15

Nov'13

12 Gratitude Tips from Around the Web: Friday Favorites

Hey, did you hear?  Litsa and I are on day 4 of our ’16 Days of Gratitude’, which we’re doing …

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13

Nov'13

Art Inspired by Grief: Photo Essay Edition

You know, just once I’d like to do something meaningful in life and not have it tie back to my …

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04

Nov'13

Making Decisions on a Loved One’s Behalf

Today we are going to discuss the important task of making decisions on the behalf of a loved one, a position …

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01

Nov'13

Friday Favorites: November 1st, 2013

Happy Friday!  How was your Halloween?  My kids collected enough candy to last me until Christmas, so that’s good.  Alright …

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28

Oct'13

Coping with a Loved One’s Death Anniversary: 30 Ideas

My mother’s death anniversary was this past week, October 23rd to be exact. As soon as the fall weather hit, I …

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23

Oct'13

Litsa and Eleanor build a Day of the Dead Altar

Because..why not? Actually, that’s not why. Here’s why… First of all, do you know what ‘Day of the Dead’ is? …

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18

Oct'13

Friday Favorites: October 18th, 2013

Hi.  It’s Friday.   TGIF.  Wheee.  I don’t mean to complain, but I have a cold and I feel atrocious. …

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15

Oct'13

Grief Support vs. Comfort: A pro-tip for the compassionate and caring

Litsa and I like to offer advice on supporting grievers.  We’ve covered a lot of ground, from how to write a …

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