Having your spouse die is an extremely emotional experience. I didn’t realize how many things it would make me re-think!  It made me question my very identity. I had a complete loss of self. I wasn’t expecting this at all. Most things that I was a part of before he passed, were different now. It […]

March 29, 2023


When do I take off my wedding ring? This is the question I see the most. The answer may seem simple, but there are so many dimensions to this- just like a diamond. Everyone feels differently about who should wear a wedding ring, where they should wear it and for how long. Just like grieving […]

March 24, 2023


I HAVE BEEN ASKED, “What are some good gift ideas for a child who has lost a loved one?”  I have a bunch of meaningful gifts for you to consider… . BOOK: THE MEMORY BOX . FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS BLANKET . BOOK: HEAVEN IS FOR REAL . REMEMBRANCE PLUSH STUFFED ANIMAL . REMEMBRANCE BRACELET […]

March 21, 2023


I HAVE CATEGORIZED LIFE INTO 10 KEY AREAS: Health & Fitness Personal Growth Spiritual Fun Friends Romance Family Give Finance Career It’s difficult to balance all of them (probably impossible!) What I have decided is if I am aware of the categories and where I want to put my time and effort, it makes it […]

March 21, 2023


By their very nature, kids are active- they need to move, they need to interact, and focus on specific activities.  Doing this requires a certain level of creativity throughout the duration of the lockdown. Play fun group games There are quite a number of board games that your kids can play. The most important thing […]

March 16, 2023


After a close family member or loved one has passed away, some people feel the loved one may be sending them things or feelings to let them know they are still around. Is my loved one sending me signs from heaven? I believe they are. I have had too many things that just can’t be […]

March 8, 2023

1st WEEK

I know this is NOT fun to talk about, but so important. People are never prepared for this. I learned these things from talking with my mortician friend and from experience (things that were done or should have been done after my husband’s death. Luckily my mortician, my family or the media did most of […]

March 6, 2023

1st DAY

I know it’s so awkward when someone passes away and you don’t know what to say. When I became a widow, I told people I didn’t care if they said something dumb- I would rather have them talk to me than ignore me. I had to realize most people have not been in my position […]

February 27, 2023


How do I get through Valentine’s Day? You have to know this LOVE Day is a trigger for many people who have lost a spouse. The first few years it’s really hard to get through the day. And then who knows, but maybe the 6th year somehow is bad- you never can quite guess this […]

February 10, 2023

1st YEAR

I have learned to smudge so it will clear negative energy and I believe it works (and if I believe it, then it works for me!) This article is taken from Indigenous Corporate Training Inc. They described smudging so well… Sacred smoke created from burning medicinal or sacred plants is an aspect of many cultures […]

January 29, 2023


We all know if you like to go to work it makes getting up easier, working easier, and going to bed (so you don’t dread tomorrow) easier! Finding meaning in your work is the key to happiness. Most adults spend the majority of their waking hours at work- an average of 48 hours a week! […]

January 20, 2023