Grief Help: Couple opens grieving room in honor of stillborn daughter Jane

Remembering Jane: Couple opens grieving room in honor of stillborn daughter

WINNETKA, Ill. — Bob and Berkley Wellstein were thrilled to be expecting their first child. The baby’s room was ready. They had the crib and the clothes. And then, one day in the 32nd week of an easy pregnancy, Berkley noticed that her baby hadn’t … [Continue reading]

Grief Help: 6 Strategies To Help You Overcome Grief After A Bitter Divorce

6 Strategies To Help You Overcome Grief After A Bitter Divorce

Divorce drags a lot of agony in its wake. And grief is an inescapable part of it. But the work to overcome grief after a bitter divorce can create another level of agony altogether. Emotions like anger, guilt, shame, embarrassment, disappointment, … [Continue reading]

Grief Help: When a baby dies, Faith and Medicine aim for Compassion

When a baby dies, faith and medicine aim for compassion

Grieving a miscarriage or stillbirth can be heart-wrenching. As awareness of that difficulty grows, medical professionals and clergy strive to offer meaningful ways to help parents mourn. Frequently periods of mourning after a stillbirth or … [Continue reading]

Art Program Helps Grieving Children

Art Program Helps Grieving Children

RARITAN TWP., NJ – An art program for children who have experienced the loss of a loved one is being sponsored by Hunterdon Hospice. The Youth Art Bereavement Program is for children ages kindergarten through 12th grade. The 12-week series will be … [Continue reading]

What God Would Say to the Parents Who Lost Their Kids in the Deadly Florida Crash

What God Would Say to the Parents Who Lost Their Kids in the Deadly Florida Crash

This past week I came across a news story that rocked me to the core, like I’m sure it did most people. As a mother, especially, anytime I hear of a young, innocent child passing away, I am devastated. Like most parents, when I am witness to the … [Continue reading]

Creative Ways to Keep Your Dog’s Memory Alive After She Dies

The Most Creative Ways to Keep Your Dog’s Memory Alive After She Passes

The hardest part of of having a dog is losing them much too soon. Not only is it excruciatingly painful, but it often involves some very, very hard decisions. It can be traumatic and takes a long time to move on. Our deep bond with our pets has … [Continue reading]

“Healing After the Loss of Your Mother: A Grief & Comfort Manual,” A New Step-By-Step Grief Recovery Guidebook

Author Elaine Mallon Releases "Healing After the Loss of Your Mother: A Grief & Comfort Manual," A New Step-By-Step Grief Recovery Guidebook

Author Elaine Mallon has released "Healing After the Loss of Your Mother: A Grief & Comfort Manual" ($14.95, paperback, 9781733538909; $9.99, ebook, 9781733538930), a practical, step-by-step guidebook for those mourning the loss of their mother … [Continue reading]

Family mourns victims in Tarpon Springs triple homicide

Family mourns victims in Tarpon Springs triple homicide

TARPON SPRINGS — Mike Ivancic stretched his arms out and, with Radiohead blasting in his ears Saturday, raised his body into downward dog in the very room where his father’s family was found dead just four days earlier. On New Year’s Day, Tarpon … [Continue reading]

8 Ways to support a woman after she’s had a miscarriage

8 Ways to support a woman after she’s had a miscarriage

Acknowledge they are parents Even if the miscarried child was their only pregnancy, that couple is still a mother and a father. Schwob says it’s important to “Validate the child as a precious life and acknowledge the mothers and fathers.” Many … [Continue reading]

Don’t hide your grief from children. Grief can help bring you closer

...but like a great number of mothers (and fathers) after a bereavement, it wasn’t long before I attempted to pull myself together and go back to normal. And although at the heart of this was a desire to protect my daughter from my grief, I ended up … [Continue reading]

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