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A sculpture called Melancholy that depicts the void that we carry with us when we grieve.

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A Letter to Those Suffering from Grief after Love

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Children will experience loss, whether it be because they moved away from their friends, lost a pet, or the death of a family friend or a close relative. When it comes to losing a parent though, the loss and the grief they feel is different than anything they’ve experienced before.

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Starting over is hard. Especially starting over after the loss of a loved one but what better time than the beginning of a new year to start fresh with a new positive outlook on life? Here are a few ways I am taking advantage of the New Year to start fresh with a few resolutions focused of self-care.

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We all likely feel that we know our parents like the back of our hand. After all, most of us have spent our whole lives spending time with them. Have you ever considered there might be aspects of your parents’ lives you don’t know about?

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Losing someone dear to us comes with a complex mix of emotions — we mourn the loss of their presence in our lives, but we celebrate the time we were able to spend with them. Often, focusing on the moments of joy within these memories can be helpful in the grieving process.

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The holiday season can be tough to face for those who have lost loved ones. It is such a joyous season, but can often feel heavy due to the void one may be feeling when facing that empty seat at the dinner table.

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Perspective on why writing your own obituary is the way to go.

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When going through a hard time in life, we most value those who went out of their way to help us or our families feel loved and cared for.

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We plan for weddings, having children, saving for retirement, buying a house, etc., but what about the inevitable? Preplanning your own funeral not only takes the stress away from loved ones but you can save your family hundreds and even thousands of dollars by preplanning with Newcomer.

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