Scroll to the bottom for a free printable of a guide to managing grief that you can print for yourself or share with someone who is grieving. The whole world is grieving right now. We are grieving health, stability, finances, freedom plans, our social lives, and for some people, their loved ones. The current state… Continue reading A Guide to Managing Grief
It is a day that revolves around love. Celebrating it, showing it, experiencing it. I wrote on my Instagram this week how even though this will be my second Valentine’s Day since my husband passed, this is the first year I can really comprehend it. The holiday itself doesn’t make me overwhelmingly sad because we… Continue reading Valentine’s Day as a Widow
Allow people to help. As soon as Marcus died and I could catch my breath, I started the most daunting task of my life: telling people. How do you even begin that conversation? This is something so horrifying, so shocking, and so unexpected. I texted my best friend because I simply couldn’t speak to call… Continue reading Saying Yes To Help
It hurts so bad to live this life without him. We are doing really well in spite, but it’s awful. The worst thing I would have imagined in this life would have been him dying. And it happened. And it still doesn’t make sense to me because he was GOOD. And godly. And loving. And honest. And loyal. And all that is so rare.
Grief as a mother-in-law is complicated. I wept for the son-in-law that I loved like a son. I wept for my daughter who lost her soul mate. I wept for my three grandbabies that lost the best daddy in the world. Grief as a Mother-in-Law January 10th, 2019. It was a typical cold, January day;… Continue reading A Year Ago Today Was the Last Day I Saw My Son-in-Law