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4 Ways to Take Charge of Funeral Planning
By Josh Slocum
No need to be passive about it; you've got more options than you might think.
5 Ways to Empower Children with Financial Responsibility
By April Rinne
Kids can start learning earlier than you think. The childhood lessons my parents taught me served as a powerful, lifelong legacy in the wake of their untimely and sudden deaths.
How to Widow
By Chanel Reynolds
16 steps to start navigating the winding path of life with a dead partner
8 Steps to Writing a Loss Story with Your Child
By Caron Levis
Books are a safe way to explore big feelings. Here's how to write a tale of loss and grief with your child.
The Good Work of Providing Good Food for Solace
By Janet Reich Elsbach
Some delicious and nourishing ways to lift the burden of cooking from a grieving person's shoulders.
10 Ways to Manage Tantrums After Loss
By Rebecca Schrag Hershberg
An early childhood psychologist on parenting through the outbursts while everyone is grieving
10 Ways to Overcome Grief-Related Anxiety
By Claire Bidwell Smith
The author of a new book offers her step-by-step guide to managing the monster sibling of grief.
7 Ways To Accommodate Little Kids at a Funeral
By Megan Carmichael
Having my kids at my mom’s funeral was the right thing for our family. Here’s what helped.
Just Sit (and Other Simple Steps to Meditate Your Way Through Grief)
By Sukey Novogratz
My dad's meditation advice helped me to cope with his death -- and more. Here's how it can help you, too.
Putting My Dead Mom in the Cloud
By Marisa Bardach Ramel
After stalling for 15 years, I finally have a low touch way to introduce my kids to the vibrant woman I knew.
ASK MODERN LOSS: Do My Kids Need a New Male Role Model?
By Meg Tansey
A single mom by choice asks our advice columnist what to do now that her brother and father are gone.
Survivor Gilt: 6 Ways To Make Inherited Items Work for You
By Stacy London
In an excerpt from the Modern Loss book, stylist Stacy London tells us how to repurpose and reinterpret the fashion and furniture your loved ones left behind.
How To Write an Obituary: A Primer
By Jule Banville
The tips you need for crafting a compelling true-life story (plus: examples of obits that got it right).
Help! My Sister Keeps Posting Photos of Our Dead Father (and Tagging Me) on Social
Our advice columnist on what to do when your sibling keeps posting pics of your dead dad and tagging you on Facebook. #sigh
6 Ways to Use Improv Comedy While Grieving
By Emma Rogers
You can find a joke in any situation. (And there's a lot more to it than 'Yes, and.')
Remembering Grandma as She Really Was
Some guidelines for memorializing someone at the end of a long and debilitating illness
The Stoic’s Guide to the Holidays
By Matt Fisher
An emotional clam wishes he could take his own advice for enduring the festivities with loss.
Grief Is a Change Agent
This Thanksgiving, don’t normalize your grief. Turn it into a catalyst.
Take a Breather
By Dr. Jude Black
And 4 other grief therapist-approved tips for surviving Christmas after a loss.
Six Reasons Why You Should Focus on a Grieving Child
By Dr. Robin F. Goodman
The director of child and family grief support organization A Caring Hand offers simple ways to make a huge difference.
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