4 Questions to Ask a Bereaved Parent (and 2 Questions NOT To)

4 Questions to Ask a Bereaved Parent (and  2 Questions NOT To)

When I first came up with the idea for the “Ask Me” series of products, I was tentative. I know many bereaved parents are afraid to share their child with strangers, worried that they will make others uncomfortable talking about their loss. I am hoping not only to encourage people to ask, but also to embolden loss parents to talk about their child. Here are a few suggestions to ask, and a few to stay away from.

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PTSD Awareness - It Isn't Just From Combat

PTSD Awareness - It Isn't Just From Combat

June is PTSD Awareness Month. While it is commonly associated with veterans who have seen active combat, PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) can affect anyone.

Combat, traumatic child loss (including stillbirth and pregnancy loss), witnessing or being involved in a fatal accident, sexual abuse, and many other events can cause PTSD.

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6 Ways to Honor a Lost Loved One on their Birthday or Angelversary

6 Ways to Honor a Lost Loved One on their Birthday or Angelversary

Birthdays and Death Anniversaries can be difficult to endure while grieving. Doing something special on those days can help in many ways. For me, the days leading to a milestone day are actually more anxiety and depression filled than the actual day itself. I find that planning something special helps distract me and alleviate some of the emotions during that time. Here are some ideas, both large and small scale, that might help you.

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