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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.
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.
When Your Loved One’s Last Wish Was ‘No Funeral’
Our columnist offers 7 alternatives for memorializing the dead.
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.
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.
‘Sit Still and Uncover your Eyes’
By Elizabeth Brady
After my 9-year-old son's sudden death, I am forced to choose life — sometimes several times a day.
6 Grief Books That Actually Helped
After my husband died, people gave me a lot of books about loss. Most didn’t speak to me. These did.
Thanksgiving After Jack
By Anna Whiston-Donaldson
A few weeks before Thanksgiving, my 12-year-old son went out to play in the rain and never came home. That year, everything about the holiday just felt wrong.
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