Losing Both Parents by Age 27: How I Began to Heal

Earlier this year, my blog was selected as a top ten site for grief and loss by GoodTherapy.org. Afterwards, they asked me to join their "Share Your Story" campaign. Here's my story, I encourage you to share yours. "Losing my dad at age 22 helped prepare me for my mother's passing five years later in ways I could not imagine. The healing? That I had to do on my own. View Story >> http://t.co/Q0iOH6pRJ0

Guest Blog Post: Too close together

My name is Sue, 45 year old from Illinois. In February of 2011 we lost our Dad and four months later our mom. I have to sisters 44 and 35...never thought this would happen so close together. Dad was sick for a while, but was taken fast., but our Mom was sudden. I cannot describe

Father’s Day Prep 2012: Who’s Your Hero When You Don’t Have a Dad?

My dad was my hero. The truth is, no one will love you like your dad and no one could ever fill his shoes... but there are people who want to love you if you look around.

Losing Your Parents Featured on Huffington Post, Blog Syndications and Phew, Thank God M Day is Over.

Guest blogging. The Huffington Post. And I made it through Mother's Day. Can I get an awwww yeah?!

Missing Your Mom on Mother’s Day: Mothers Day Prep 2012 – Part Three

How do you deal with being bombarded with Mother's Day commercials when you don't have a mother?

Black & Blue: Moving on from Painful Memories

I had a 1998 blue VW beetle. It was the most amazing car. My dad bought it for me originally. I had a job when I was 17, so I made payments towards the car as an agreement with my dad. It was half of my paycheck, but I didn't care. I had a cool

Missing Your Mom on Mother’s Day: Mothers Day Prep 2012 – Part Two

This weeks topic: To distract or dive in to feelings? That is the question. My advice: decide what kind of person you are and how you'd like to deal with this day.

Jet Life – A Film About Letting Go

Evan Walker lost his step-father to a drug overdose in December of '09 at age 15. This summer, Evan and his best friend, Jason, plan to document a cross country journey to help move through their own grief and share their personal stories with the world.

How do you make people feel?

Posted today by a facebook friend, DY Greiner. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” –Dr. Maya Angelou

Interview with “A Blending of Bittersweet Memories” Author, Emily Israel Hoffman

What do you get when you mix a pinch of memory, a dash of grief, a dollop of deliciousness and a heaping spoonful of love? A Blending of Bittersweet Memories, a cookbook dedicated to those who have lost a loved one. A compilation of story/recipes collected from food-lovers across the world, A Blending of Bittersweet