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Grief and Holidays

When Grief and Absence Decorate Your Holiday Table

Erica Ford | Posted 01.26.2015 | Parents
Erica Ford

My childhood family may have fallen apart, but my mother is still here. She's in me, in my children. I still won't make that fancy lonely Thanksgiving feast like my mother did, but they're going to know how important they are.

Grief, Tears, Laughter: First Thanksgiving After the Death of My Husband

Jamie Greenebaum | Posted 01.27.2014 | Fifty
Jamie Greenebaum

Every way I turn, people and articles are warning me about the holidays. Is this the first Thanksgiving I will be experiencing -- celebrating? living through? -- alone, since my husband Robert died two months ago after a two-year battle with cancer.