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12 Diverse YA Books That Taught Me About Grief
By Alica Forneret
I turned to the genre for a distraction and got so much more.
Zoey’s Extraordinarily Misguided Playlist
By Esther D. Kustanowitz
How the musical TV show could have struck the right notes but didn't
After a Mother’s Death, Drawing All The Things
By Modern Loss
Art speaks volumes when words fail, and especially in 'The Imaginary Library.'
Mom’s Minivan: A Cartoon
By Paige Smith-Hogan
My childhood minivan was layers of disgusting. It was also a place where I spent a ton of time with my mom when she was alive. This is the story of both of those things.
Why I’m Working to Send 10,000 Tablets to COVID-19 Hospital Units and Hospices
By Kristina Libby
Death rituals are an integral part of our grieving process. Here's how you can help COVID-19 hospice patients separated from their loved ones say goodbye.
What If We Treated Death Like Birth?
By Jane Whitlock
We would play shower games like 'I will remember you every time I …' We would prepare a death 'nursery.' There'd be a great playlist.
What You Taught Us in 2019
By Gabrielle Birkner
You all are so wise. Here are your 7 loss lessons from the year that was.
What My Grief Feels Like: An Illustrated Guide
By Kellyn Shoecraft
It changes your body, sometimes in ways you can see and always in ways you can't.
Having a Dead Sibling Is Full of Contradictions
By Anne Pinkerton
It’s been a decade since my brother died. His death has shaped me and it has confounded me — with its curses and blessings, too.
To the Widowed Dad on Father’s Day
By Justin Yopp and Donald Rosenstein
Being a ‘good enough’ parent is precisely what your grieving children need.
Writing a Book With My Mom Kept Her Memory Alive
By Marisa Bardach Ramel
Now it's time to say goodbye (again).
Springing Into Grief
By Kristen Forbes
How to appreciate those gerberas when someone you love may actually be pushing them up
‘Take Ownership of What You’ve Discovered’
By Rebecca Soffer
Writer Dani Shapiro opens up about secrets, healing through exploring, and the thrill of of the word “million.”
This Podcast Begins at the End
'Julie' — a new miniseries about dying — is surprisingly hopeful.
A Day in the Life of My Grief — Illustrated
In which I wonder, 'How can all 19 Duggars be alive and I lost my only sister?'
Our Most-Read Stories of 2018
Here are the Modern Loss pieces you loved.
Painting With the Children of Newtown
By Roger Hutchison
The experience I had in Sandy Hook changed me at a cellular level.
The Modern Loss Holiday Gift Guide — 2018
From scalp whisks to s’mores to soups that arrive at your doorstep, these gifts for the grieving say ‘the holidays are rough, but I love you.’
Why Michelle Obama’s Miscarriage Revelation Matters
The former First Lady could change the conversation around pregnancy loss and infertility.
A Very Brady Christmas (But Way More Complicated)
By Meg Tansey
A newly engaged widow wants to know how to manage her bereaved in-laws' expectations this season. Our advice columnist weighs in.
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