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The 9 Things No One Tells You About Scattering Ashes
By Tré Miller Rodríguez
Nine things no one tells you about scattering ashes.
How To: Acknowledge a Sympathy Note
By Modern Loss
In the aftermath of your loved one’s death, you'll likely be overwhelmed by sympathy cards, emails and, yes, texts. But how to respond?
6 Cliché-Free Memorial Tattoos
Forget "R.I.P." Our Mourning, Noon & Night columnist takes on a new brand of tribute tattoos.
Happy Mother’s Day: 7 Tips for Speaking with a Bereaved Mother
By Monica Wesolowska
How do you support someone going through the unimaginable? To begin with, don't say you can't imagine what they're going through.
What To Say (or Not) to Someone Who Has Had a Miscarriage
By Dr. Jessica Zucker and Ryan Alexander-Tanner
Ever wish there were an illustrated guide on supporting someone who has had a miscarriage? Now there is.
Leaning In, My Way
By Shannon Sarna
I dove into back into work after my daughter was born. As a motherless mother, I soon realized I'd made the wrong choice.
How I’m Making Mother’s Day My Bitch
By Kate Spencer
I've spent years wallowing on this Hallmark holiday, missing my dead mom. This time, though, I'm making it my own.
When Your Loved One’s Last Wish Was ‘No Funeral’
Our columnist offers 7 alternatives for memorializing the dead.
The Future, Without Me
By Magnolia Ripkin
I am a happily married mother of two young children and I have terminal lung cancer. These days, I’m consumed with curiosity — and worry — about what my husband’s and children’s lives will look like after I’m gone.
5 Things to Do Before Visiting a Psychic Medium
By Claire Bidwell Smith
A session with a good medium may actually benefit the grief process. But before diving in, Claire Bidwell Smith encourages you to mindfully prepare yourself.
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