Help in Grief: What to Say to Someone Who Lost a Child

Help in Grief: What to Say to Someone Who Lost a Child

The loss of a child is painful for surviving parents. As friends or relatives, it’s hard to know what to say, but your words and actions can make a difference. When a family member or friend dies, it is a painful experience.  When a child dies before a parent,...
What David Kessler Can Teach You About Grieving

What David Kessler Can Teach You About Grieving

Everyone deals with grief or loss at some point in their life.  Perhaps you recently lost your parent to a prolonged illness or suddenly broken up with a longtime partner.  No matter what loss you have experienced, grief usually follows.  It can be hard to deal with...
Grieving through the Five Stages of Death And Dying by Shelley Whizin

Grieving through the Five Stages of Death And Dying by Shelley Whizin

  “Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” -Rumi There are key stages of death and dying when we are facing the loss of someone we love,...
Ways to Always Remember Your Lost Loved Ones

Ways to Always Remember Your Lost Loved Ones

After a loved one dies, you may fear that you will one day be unable to recall this person’s face, voice, or mannerisms. You do not want the essence of your lost loved ones to die and become forgotten. While you cannot bring your loved one back, you can take...
How to Get Support When Losing a Child

How to Get Support When Losing a Child

Many people would agree that losing a child is the worst horror any parent could know. Parents believe that they should outlive their children. Moreover, they feel they should never know the tragedy of having to bury a son or daughter. When parents lose a child, they...