Holidays and Special Days

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May'13

Putting the ‘Memorial’ back in Memorial Day

The first November I lived in England I was overwhelmed by the appearance of poppy pins everywhere.  Everywhere you looked …

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11

May'13

A Cure for the Mother’s Day Blues

Here comes Mother’s Day, a day which makes lots of women feel loved and appreciated (go moms!) and lots of …

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10

May'13

Wedding Day Advice: a journal exercise

We have been talking for a few weeks now about how hard a wedding can be after a loss and some …

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06

May'13

A Letter to My Daughters on Mother’s Day: Mother’s Day After a Death

Dear Girls, You are probably vaguely aware that Mother’s Day is on Sunday. I want you to know I love …

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26

Apr'13

Your Wedding After a Loss: Remembering at Receptions

If you are one of our wonderful cyber-friends who pop in a few times a week here on WYG, you probably know …

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19

Apr'13

Your Wedding Day after a Loss

In case regular days aren’t tough enough, big life events can be especially painful reminders of people we have lost.  …

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12

Apr'13

Wedding Dress Shopping Without Mom

My sisters and I have been helping my youngest sister, Beth, pick out her wedding dress (yay!) via Facebook (booo!). …

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30

Dec'12

New Year’s Resolutions for Grievers

Resolve To: 1. Go easy on yourself:  This may sound obvious, or even cliche, but it is easier said than done. Don’t …

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21

Dec'12

Practical Plan for Dealing with the Holidays After a Loss

One of the best ways to deal with the holidays after a loss is to plan ahead. Notice I say …

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