(Almost) 6 Years Later

Oh August, how I hate thee.

Yes, there are lots of family and friends birthdays to celebrate, but deep down I despise August.

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Bereaved Parents of the USA 2015 National Gathering

Next week, I will be presenting my Blogging Your Way Through Grief at the Bereaved Parents of the USA 2015 National Gathering in Hartford, CT. I’ve presented similar presentations in Costa Mesa, CA and Boston, MA, for The Compassionate Friends, but this is my first time being part of the Bereaved Parents of the USA conference. I’m super excited!

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Sisters Will Always be Connected by the Heart

I saw this image on Facebook, and felt like it needed to be shared ❤

Side by Side or Miles Apart Sisters Will Always be Connect by the Heart

27 Things That Can Really Help You While You’re Grieving

I love Buzzfeed, and I am totally borrowing one of their more recent posts about grieving, written by Augusts Falletta.

They outlined 27 things that can help with the grieving process; many of which I have done so myself.

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Am I Done Grieving?

Right after Jen passed away, I found myself blogging much more frequently; sometimes multiples times a week. Now, almost five years later, I find myself struggling with what to write. I have found myself able to talk about Jen, and not get that lump in my throat. I can hear the name “Jennifer” and not wince. And most importantly, I feel like I can help others.

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ALEX AND ANI Sunflower Charm Bangle

Like many young women, I love ALEX AND ANI bracelets. I was on their site, browsing through their new products, and came across a Sunflower Charm Bangle. Not only did I instantly fall in love with it, but I loved the message that goes along with it. More

How to Grieve

I am in no way an expert on anything, but after grieving for three years, there are a few helpful words of wisdom I want to share. It is important to note that just because something worked for me, doesn’t mean that it will work for you. Everyone is different, and everyone grieves differently.

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