Tag Archives: losing a parent

Father’s day when you’ve lost your dad – stop doing the one thing that will make you forget him

Father’s day when you’ve lost your dad.  The best gift you can give him and yourself – stop doing the one thing that will make you forget him. These holidays can be really tough, can’t they? The build up to … Continue reading

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Questions I get asked: “Why aren’t I reacting normally to my dad’s death? I feel numb. Why am I not feeling it like everyone else is?”

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“Why aren’t I reacting normally to my dad’s death?  I feel numb.  Why am I not feeling it like everyone else is?” I was asked this question the other day and thought is would make a good blog.  Because if … Continue reading

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What if your Mum or Dad or someone you love died too young? Finding meaning in the lives of people we have lost.

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This blog has been nagging me to write it for a few weeks now.  I find that every idea or topic I get in my head recently decides it wants to be a blog, puffs itself up bigger than the … Continue reading

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Why not everyone will be there for you when you’re grieving OR "Now I know who my REAL friends are"

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Why not everyone will be there for you when you’re grieving I love my friends.  I would be lost without them.  Fact.  I update facebook all the time (which still isn’t often enough) about what awesome friends I have.   I’ve read … Continue reading

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Your first Christmas without your Mum or Dad – Part 3

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Your first Christmas without your Mum or Dad – Part 3 Ok so this is the last in my series of three blogs about handling your first Christmas after the death of your Mum or your Dad. So if you’ve … Continue reading

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Your first Christmas without your Mum or Dad – part 2

Your first Christmas without your Mum or Dad – part 2 Check out this video and then let’s chat. So I’m going to assume that you did exactly what I did. Watched the video, focusing intently on the team in … Continue reading

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Your first Christmas without your Mum or Dad.

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Your first Christmas without your Mum or Dad. So here we are smack-bang in the middle of the Christmas season.  It means something different to everyone.  To me this year it’s all about catching up with friends, trying not to … Continue reading

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Welcome to my new blog!

…the one I’ve been meaning to start for absolutely ages. For a bit more info about who I am and what I’m doing check out my About Kristie page…but as for why I’m writing this blog…. I wanted a place … Continue reading

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