Holidays and Special Days

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

17 Posts to Help you Cope With Mother’s Day Grief

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-year-old daughter, Virginia …

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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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01

Dec'15

Everything You Wish You Didn’t Need To Know About Holiday Grief

We all wish we weren’t members of this terrible club where socks bring you to tears at Target, where you …

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17

Nov'15

‘Tis the Season for Grief-Related Social Anxiety

Part of my self-care regime is reading The Onion articles whenever possible.  I don’t know what it is, their headlines just …

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30

Jul'15

And Many More: Celebrating a Deceased Loved One’s Birthday

My family goes a bit overboard with the Happy Birthday song.  For starters, there are a lot of us so …

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