Holidays and Special Days

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Aug'18

Dear Drugs: A Message From Kids on Overdose Awareness Day

We probably don’t need to tell you about the impact of the opioid epidemic, or the deep and painful impact …

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09

May'18

I Am Still Your Daughter…You are Still my Mother

I am still your daughter and, though I often feel motherless, you are still my mother. Our here-on-earth connection has …

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21

Dec'17

Four Easy, Last-Minute Ideas For Memorializing Loved Ones This Holiday

If you’re like me, you can’t believe the holidays are here.  Between the hustle and bustle of the holiday season …

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06

Dec'17

Sending Holiday Cards After A Death: the great debate

After losing a loved one there are approximately a million holiday grief challenges that arise.  From bursting into tears in …

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21

Nov'17

Grief at Thanksgiving: Gratitude with a grain of salt

I’ll go ahead an acknowledge the giant turkey in the room, Thanksgiving can be the pits for people who are …

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03

Oct'17

After 12 Years my Mother is Still Everywhere

My mother died twelve years ago on October 23rd and though my actual memories of the days and weeks that …

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19

Jul'17

Is ‘Deathiversary’ Actually A Word?

I am kind of obsessed with words that should exist but don’t (or that don’t exist in English, at least). …

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18

Jun'17

From One Grieving Dad to Another

We asked grieving dads on social media to tell us what they would tell another grieving dad.  What would they …

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09

May'17

A Mother’s Chorus: Grieving a Child on Mother’s Day

A few days ago, we reached out to our readers and asked for their help writing a post in anticipation …

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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

Just Hold On…

We want to take a minute (really, this will only take a minute) to remind you to hold on. Hold …

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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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