Topic: Women’s Issues

Woulda, Shoulda, Coulda

Many of us have questioned our words or actions after a loved one has died. Guest author Kelly Buckley reminds us that we can either spend our energy rehashing the past, or put our energy towards positive growth in our present.

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7 Ways Grief Has Changed Me

Our grief can change us in ways we sometimes don’t recognize or appreciate. Our guest author shares 7 ways grief over her son’s death changed her, and molded her into a new person.

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Good Grief for Valentine’s Day

Part of grieving involves finding new ways to stay connected to the memory of your loved one. Guest Author Kati Rice shares how that has helped her to discover how she’d like to show her love to friends and family who are still here.

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Grief in the Workplace

It can be hard to know what to say or do when a coworker experiences a death in their family. While there are no perfect answers, author Alisha Krukowski shares some things you can do (and not do) to make things a little easier on everyone.

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The 6 Black Boxes – A Military Widow’s View

A military widow writes about receiving the six black boxes of her husband’s belongings after his death in combat. Originally shared on the American Widow Project by founder Taryn Davis.

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Halloween Without

Guest author Diana Doyle watches her neighborhood transform into a spooky graveyard in preparation for Halloween. Another Halloween her daughter Savannah will miss.

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No Thank You: New Rules About Thank You Notes After the Death of a Loved One

Guest writer Catherine Tidd writes about a trend she hopes will catch on… the non-expectation for Thank You notes for gifts received after the death of a loved one.

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Holding Your Own in the Court of Public Opinion

Guest writer Catherine Tidd reflects on how becoming a widow permanently changed her as a person, and how friends and family who surround a widow/er may not be able to understand this transformation.

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Helping an Angry Child

We each find coping mechanisms to deal with the strong emotions that come with grief – some healthy, some not. Author Pete Shrock talks about parenting an angry child.

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Wedding Dress Shopping… With Dad

Beneath all of the sadness, there are some funny things that happen when people you love die, but sometimes it’s hard to see the humor right away. Author Alisha Krukowski shares one such story that took place as she shopped for wedding dresses soon after she lost her mother.

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