Holidays and Special Days

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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19

Jun'13

International Widows Day: June 23rd

Happy Wednesday! Eleanor and I are on a mid-week vacation, but rather than skipping our post altogether we wanted to …

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12

Jun'13

Father’s Day Sulking Without Apology

No two ways about it, Father’s Day is pretty much my least favorite holiday. In fact, I pretty much hate …

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27

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

8 New Year’s Resolutions for Grievers

Eight New Year’s resolutions for people who are grieving – and -go! 1. Go easy on yourself:  This may sound obvious, or …

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