Monthly Archives: November 2012

Home For The Holidays

How will you celebrate Christmas now that your loved one won’t be there to fill his or her role in your family tradition? Guest author Samantha Sage tells about the “Dad Tree” she and her kids decorate every year, as they celebrate the memory of an amazing man.

Finding New Ways To Celebrate

Under even the best of circumstances, the holidays can bring expectations, stress, and disappointment. For those who are grieving, these months may also be heavy with uncertainty, bittersweet memories, and worry about what to do, who to be, in this new and changed holiday season. Guest author Jana DeCristofaro shares thoughts on how to mindfully move through this season in unity with your family.

Holidays and Celebrating Those We’ve Lost

Popular culture tells us we are supposed to be cheery, warm and joyful with family and friends at the holidays. Author Bill Cushnie knows that our lives change when we lose someone we love and our experience associated with the holidays changes as well. Some lovely ideas on how to celebrate while acknowledging what we have lost.

Grief Decision 2012

Thinking of the election process has Author Alisha Krukowski thinking that there are some pretty cool things about grief. Like the fact that each of us gets to choose each day, each moment, how we want to move forward in our personal walk with grief. No one else gets a vote, and we can change our minds any time we want.