“How many children do you have?” Blah. The burning question on the minds of (almost) all I meet. It is our cultural norm to ask each other this seemingly benign question. For those of us in the club of child loss, it is far from...
Talking about dementia grief almost forces definers to lean on ancient Roman Catholic theology. Books like “Living in the Land of Limbo” and websites like that of the Family Caregiver Alliance’s, “Caregiving and Ambiguous Loss,”...
I will let you be yourself. What does this really mean? When I wrote this for the Grief Supporters Manual I thought it was important because as grievers it takes an incredible amount of energy to be yourself, let alone the additional energy of being “not” yourself....
Grief and Joy. My whole pregnancy I spent watching my very special friend Marley. I would take her to the library for story time, to the park, to the grocery store, on bagel and coffee dates. I would think of the fun I would have taking Marley and my own daughter to...
Sarah is the founder of Clear Mourning as well as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). After losing her young daughter and father in 2016, and feeling like society wanted to rush through the grieving process, Sarah set out on a mission to shift the culture around grief. Everyone is #Freetogrief
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