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S1E52: Coping with a Child’s Death

The death of a child is a life-altering event for parents, leading to grief that is individual, intense, and long-lasting. The death of a child goes against the “natural” order of life. The young are supposed to outlive the old. It radically changes future dreams as well as parents' present roles...

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Episode 33: Grieving Your Child’s Death

Calgary musician Allan Roy Wilson is our guest this week and talk about his new album. This work is the result of that two-year writing session that began in August 2018 is “I Just Want You to Come Home,” a 10-song CD Wilson penned in honor of his son, Josh, who died of cancer in 2000. You don’t...

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S1E47: Caregiver Grief and Burnout

Caring for the dying or critically ill can cause significant distress for health care providers, but even more so for family members in the role as a caregiver. Marianne shares about the complex challenges facing caregivers and ways to cope.

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S1E41: When someone you love dies from an overdose

Over 81,000 drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States in the 12 months ending in May 2020, leaving loved ones struggling with their unexpected death. Learn more about the complicated grief that follows, and ways to move past the stigma, blame, isolation, and shame that may come with their...

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S1E39: Getting Through the Holidays

Even during the best of times, the holidays can be exhausting and stressful - even more so if you are mourning the loss of a loved one. We have tips on how to manage. We also have some crafts to remember a loved one by as well as a historic egg nog recipe!

Episode 21: Holidays – the most difficult time of the year

Holidays: One of the Most Difficult Times of the Year. Holidays are stressful for many people, but the holiday season is even harder in the face of loss and grief. Victoria is a licensed therapist who discusses self-care practices that we can do to help us handle a holiday while grieving.

Episode 17: Hearts Do Matter

Anita Myers, CPC, CRCS, the author of “Hearts Do Matter” is our guest this week as we celebrate Children’s Grief Awareness Day. The story is about a little girl who has a very special relationship with her mother. Her mother promised she would always be with her, and she shows in the book that she...

Episode 15: Death of a Parent

The death of a parent is a profound loss. Parental loss in midlife may result in lingering feelings of loneliness, raise memories of former losses, remind us of unresolved conflicts, and make us wonder about life’s purpose. Listen to Noelle’s story about how she is working to adjust to her mother’s...

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S1E32: Remembering the Dead

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead - has beautiful traditions to honor and remember the dead. We talk about beliefs, foods, drinks, and how to make an ofrenda or altar to celebrate loved ones.

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S1E27: Death of a Pet

It's hard to explain how difficult the death of a pet is. In this episode we talk about why pets are so meaningful to us, and why we grieve them, even as much as other humans.

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