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My kid, who turned three the day after Mary the duckling died, wasn’t old enough to get any of it.

Talking To Toddlers About Death And Poultry Is Unnerving

My kid, who turned three the day after Mary the duckling died, wasn’t old enough to get any of it. Yet talking to toddlers about death is part of Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   08.21.18   |   SHARE
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Use these tips to prepare your children for the precious time left they have with loved ones in hospice care.

How To Bring Your Children To Visit Someone In Hospice Care

Use these tips to prepare your children for the precious time left they have with loved ones in hospice care. Read...
Scott Huntington of The Good Men Project    |   05.9.18   |   SHARE
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As a mother, I do my best to avoid thinking about death, while failing spectacularly by frequently thinking about it.

I Don’t Have A Plan If I Die 

I don’t have a plan if I die. Who could I possibly choose to replace me? No one can replace me. I'm one of a kind. I am a mother. Read...
Sam Milam    |   04.5.18   |   SHARE
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I love him in spite of myself. I have good memories of him. I don’t want him to die.

My Father Abused Me, And Now He's Dying

My dad had an explosive anger that he took out on his children. My father abused me and I love him in spite of myself. I don’t want him to die. Read...
Anonymous    |   01.19.18   |   SHARE
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There is no more powerful place to learn a life lesson than at the bedside of the dying.

What Really Matters: A Lesson From The Dying

There is no more powerful place to learn a life lesson than at the bedside of the dying. At the end, very little matters. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.22.17   |   SHARE
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Death Positive Video Game Goes Behind The Scenes In A Funeral Home

The interactivity of this Death Positive video game makes them the perfect medium to explore topics like death, grief, and mortality, Read...
Sonya Vatomsky    |   12.7.17   |   SHARE
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Just like getting in that car with a stranger years ago, I don’t know where this path I am on will lead me.

What Learning About Death Taught Me About Life

Death is the one thing that connects us all, and yet, it is one area in which we are least prepared. Read...
Leigh Naturkach of Role Reboot    |   01.30.17   |   SHARE
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Is It Possible To Die From A Broken Heart? 

After 55 years of being by his side every day, being apart was more than she could handle when he became ill.Somehow she knew it would be Read...
Barbara Abramson of The Good Men Project    |   03.28.16   |   SHARE
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