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Gazania
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Upcoming Holidays with kids

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melissa Nov 21. 3 Replies

I dread the upcoming Holidays.  How do you handle the holidays alone?  Can you give me any ideas to make it a little easier?  Especially for the kids.  Continue

 

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Melissa replied to Gazania's discussion Upcoming Holidays with kids
"I'm so glad. I'm lucky enough to have a dear friend who works with the dying, and she sent me to that blog when I was ready to ask for resources. It feels like sometimes any little thing that helps is something we can share between us on…"
Nov 21
Gazania replied to Gazania's discussion Upcoming Holidays with kids
"Thank you Melissa.   You have no idea how much you broadened my horizons with the information you shared."
Nov 21
Melissa replied to Gazania's discussion Upcoming Holidays with kids
"For myself, I'm making sure to spend time with other loved ones- family, and close friends. I'm minimizing my to-do's, going with a few simple gifts and a bit of baking. Depending on how old the kids are, it may be helpful to loop…"
Nov 20
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Upcoming Holidays with kids

I dread the upcoming Holidays.  How do you handle the holidays alone?  Can you give me any ideas to make it a little easier?  Especially for the kids.  See More
Nov 19
Gazania replied to Alma's discussion His things
"For financial reasons I had two of his friends move in with us shortly after his passing.  That meant that space became an issue and we had to get rid of some of his things.  We had a family meeting and decided to donate most.  I had…"
Nov 18
Gazania replied to Rich's discussion One more day to spend together, what would you do?
"Rich,  Fishing on her birthday?  Haha.  That sounds like something he would do.  He was bad at remembering birthdays and anniversaries, but I have to admit that he also taught me that you don't have to wait for a special day…"
Nov 18
Gazania replied to NoLongerInBergenJC's discussion Share your "I Am Spartacus!" moments
"I have had quite a few of those in the last 6 months.  I didn't realize how much I relied on my husband until being widowed.  Thanks to youtube I managed to replace the washers in the kitchen zink taps, I managed to fix a leaky…"
Nov 17
Gazania replied to Rich's discussion One more day to spend together, what would you do?
"Rich, your question has been at the back of my mind since you posted it.  What would I do?  How would I want to spend a day with him if I could?  I can't find anything specific.  I'd love to just hold his hand, hear his…"
Nov 17
Gazania replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Thank you for hearing me Tess.  I only started seeing a counselor last week because I expected the movie version of someone letting me lie on a couch while checking their watch all the time.  :)"
Nov 12
Gazania replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"My name is Olga, I am 43.  English is my second language, my first is Afrikaans.  I am from South Africa.  My husband (43) passed away suddenly on May 16th, it will be 6 months this Saturday.   180 Days ago I was a housewife…"
Nov 12
eliana left a comment for Gazania
"Welcome to Widville, Gazania. I am truly sorry for your loss, and hope you find caring support and friendship here. Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit…"
Nov 11

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At 7:02pm on November 11, 2019, eliana said…

Welcome to Widville, Gazania. I am truly sorry for your loss, and hope you find caring support and friendship here.

Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville. Take care of yourself.

 
 
 

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