Grieving

Anita Myers, CPC, CRCS, the author of “Hearts Do Matter” is our guest this week as we celebrate Children’s Grief Awareness Day on 11/19/2020. The story is about a little girl who has a very special relationship with her mother.  Her mother promised she would always be with her, and she shows in the book that she kept her promise in the most loving way. Finding hearts through her daily life built an inspiration that […]

We met Noelle a few weeks ago when I interviewed her about caring for her mother with hospice support.  Since we last talked to her, her mother died last month after five and a half months in hospice.  Nicole describes those five months as a “slow free fall” and her current state of grief as feeling numb. The death of a parent is a profound loss; both because of the relationship that came before and […]

Our guest this week, Lucy Morganstern, is a Pet Doula.  End-of Life Doulas specializing in animal companion care complement the work provided by palliative and hospice care for pets provided by veterinarians. Doulas support animals and their owners with compassionate care in several ways, including emotional and informational support. Listen to our interview with Lucy to learn about what a pet doula does and how she works with the pet’s human to plan the memorial […]

  When we are young, we feel as though we cannot survive without a best friend.  We can tell them our secrets and we hear theirs and feel like the sun rises and sets on them.  Few of us, though, have the experience of going throughout our entire lives with that friend.  This week we are talking to Chris who met her best friend Cathy in third grade.  They lived in the same town, married […]

  Special Edition with Betsy Wurzel.  Today’s show is about what happens, after the passing of a loved one. You are at such a loss of losing someone you loved so deeply and you happen to look at the desk and there is a mound of paperwork that you need to look at.  How can I do this without crying and missing my loved one? Betsy will talk about this on the show today. Join […]


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