Holidays and Special Days

30

Dec'13

64 New Year’s Resolutions for Grievers

Like many, I have a love/hate relationship with New Year’s resolutions.  On the one hand, they can be a great kick …

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25

Dec'13

The Youtube Cure for the Christmas Blues

We have spent a lot of time this month talking about ideas for coping with holiday grief and hopefully some …

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23

Dec'13

5 Tips: Surviving Tradition for the Children’s Sake

After a family member dies it’s common for adults to feel they have to engage in holiday ritual and tradition …

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11

Dec'13

Remembering Loved Ones During the Holidays: 19 practical suggestions

There’s no way around it – after someone important dies the holidays are often never the same again. Traditions, events, …

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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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02

Dec'13

64 Tips for Coping with Grief at the Holidays

Back in the beginning of October I made this random list of 64 things I wish someone had told me …

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27

Nov'13

Kicking The Thanksgiving Blues

There was a time in my life that Thanksgiving was my favorite holiday.  The operative word of course is “was”. …

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21

Nov'13

A Thanksgiving Grief Activity for Kids (and grown-ups)

The holidays are tough after a death.  There are no two ways about it.  They are tough for grieving adults. …

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11

Nov'13

Thanksgiving Grief: finding gratitude when you’re anything but grateful

Confession: I have been in full-on denial about the holidays approaching. You may or may not have noticed, but we …

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28

Oct'13

Dealing with the Anniversary of a Loved One’s Death: 30 Ideas

The anniversary of my mother’s death was this past week, October 23rd to be exact.  As soon as the fall …

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02

Sep'13

Putting Good into the World on Overdose Awareness Day

Saturday was International Overdose Awareness Day (I am sure you got that memo if you follow us on social media, …

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12

Jul'13

The First Wedding After a Death: My Little Sister Got Hitched

It’s not every day your littlest sister gets married…no siree. Marrying off the youngest of 6 children is a hallmark …

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