The Power of Shared Experiences

This week, nine of us came together to talk about our children, solo parenting, and widowhood. We laughed, we cried, we supported each other, and we ate chocolate! Our children ranged in age from 3 months to 16 years old. Our widowhood ranged from 5 months to 12 years. The two hours sped by as […]

Lost Cheer

I was at a Christmas party on the weekend where I didn’t know many people (for a grieving introvert, that’s as painful as it sounds). A group of people was discussing the many reasons why they didn’t feel the holiday spirit this year – all very reasonable, valid, and appropriate reasons to be a Grinch, […]

Widowed people are amazing!

I’ve said it before, and I will say it again, Widows and Widowers are some of the most amazing people I have had the honor of meeting. I was talking with a lady today whose husband died about 2 months ago. As she told me her story and what she was doing to manage her […]


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