The Sewing Blogs Were My Salvation
After my baby died, I didn’t know what to do with my hands. But then I found the sewing blogs.
Mom’s Memory Was My ‘Something Blue’
How I incorporated my late mother into my wedding celebration. Plus, great tips for memorializing a loved one at your nuptials.
Losing a pet is a peculiar experience. Animal lovers get it, but others don't. They ask when you're getting a new one. Like you’re replacing a broken toy.
7 Tips for Speaking with a Bereaved Mother
How do you support someone going through the unimaginable? To begin with, don't say you can't imagine what they're going through.
Mayday on a May Day
Approaching the fourth anniversary of my husband’s death, my one constant was not knowing exactly how I’d get through it.
Mourning the Father I Never Knew
My dad is dead. But when a friend loses a parent, I can’t honestly say that I understand what he’s going through. Here's why.
We always had too many of my late father’s iconic dress shirts — until the Smithsonian wanted one, and we realized we had none.