Losing a parent to cancer is a deeply saddening experience. There are all kinds of tools for coping with anticipatory grief, but here are some tips I hope to share with you to keep you grounded as you go through this difficult time with your loved one.
The most memorable funerals are those that are truly unique. Whether it's a wake visitation, funeral ceremony, memorial service, church mass, and/or celebration of life ~ those that have been uniquely personalized in loving honor of the deceased ~ leave attendees with long-lasting memories that...
One of the most painful ways to be left behind by a loved one is through suicide. A suicidal death leaves those loved ones left behind feeling numb and confused...
Sharing your condolences through written words on a sympathy card or online memorial can be extremely difficult to compose. Here you will find ideas and samples to assist you in creating a meaningful sentiment.
According to the National Crime Information Center at the FBI, as of July 31, 2014, there were 84,337 active cases of missing persons in the United States.
The loss of a child is incomprehensible. As I share my personal loss I reveal the conflicts of emotions and a wake up call to what should not be said to a grieving parent.
It is one of the hardest decisions that pet owners can make- when is the right time to put your dog (or other pet) to sleep. Because our dogs become part of the family, when they start to age and show signs of age, it can be very hard to decide when...
Humans must consume water in order to stay alive. It is recommended to drink at least 8 glasses of water a day. But what happens if you drink 5 liters of water in an hour?
When we allow grief to do its work, we experience a wide range of emotions, both negative and positive, as our lives adjust themselves to the loss we have experienced.
I started writing this story about six months after my first husband passed away, as a way to help me "process" my grief. I hope to help others by sharing it here.