Archive for Remembrance Ideas

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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9 Creative Ways to Preserve Handwriting

9 Creative Ways to Preserve Handwriting

My dad had the most perfect penmanship. He attributed it to his Catholic school education: "The nuns beat it into me,"…
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A Wedding Guide for Grievers: Tips for remembering and coping

A Wedding Guide for Grievers: Tips for Remembering and Coping

With save-the-dates covering my fridge, it is becoming hard to deny that wedding season is upon us. Though most people…
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remembering loved ones Easter activity

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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tips for continuing bonds with people we've lost

16 Tips for Continuing Bonds with People We’ve Lost

With decades of grief theory that focused on closure, acceptance, and moving on, it is no wonder that so many…
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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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death anniversary

Coping with a Loved One’s Death Anniversary: 30 Ideas

My mother's death anniversary was this past week, October 23rd to be exact. As soon as the fall weather hit, I…
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grief and cake: two cats eating birthday cake

Grief and Baking a Cake

26 was a number I always liked as a kid. My sister and I were both born on the 26th.  …
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in loving memory; grief tattoos

Grief and Tattoos

We have been thinking a lot about grief and tattoos lately, though neither Eleanor nor I actually have grief tattoos.…
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