Holidays and Special Days

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Apr'14

16

Apr'14

Grief and Easter: Remembering Loved Ones

For me, Easter isn’t the first holiday that jumps to mind when discussing how hard grief can be on holidays …

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14

Feb'14

Happy Valentine’s Day Friday Favorites

Happy Valentine’s Day. I hope everyone is staying warm. For anyone having a hard time today because they are missing …

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10

Feb'14

Grief and Valentine’s Day

I don’t want to alarm you, but I just had a look at the calendar and it’s almost Valentine’s Day. …

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30

Dec'13

64 New Years 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 never the same again. Traditions, events, parties, …

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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

Once upon a time, I made this random list of 64 things I wish someone had told me about grief.  …

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21

Nov'13

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

We have tons of ideas for remembering deceased loved ones at the holidays. We have suggestions for creating a practical plan for …

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11

Nov'13

Thanksgiving Grief: Finding Gratitude When You’re Anything but Grateful

Up until now, I have been in full-on denial about the holidays approaching. But Halloween has come and gone. My …

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