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Accepting The Loss

In the last 365 days, we have faced and surmounted a litany of firsts — from big ticket items like holidays, birthdays and anniversaries to smaller hurdles like the first time my mom had to [...]

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Ways To Help Your Grieving Friend

  A friend has experienced the death of someone loved.  You want to help, but you are not sure how to go about it.  This article will guide you in ways to turn your cares [...]

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ONE MOM TURNS GRIEF INTO HELPING OTHERS

  After Lexi Behrndt’s infant son, Charlie, died due to complications from a congenital heart defect at just six months old, the Gainesville, Florida mom says she lived each day “robotically.” She'd numb herself to [...]

  • Feeling Grief is Perfectly Fine

Feeling Grief is OK

Grief can take away your energy and motivation. There have been so many times I wanted just to be able to press a button and magically have the strength to go do huge things. Hell, [...]

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Rainbow Bridge?

If you are a carring pet owner, you probably heard about Rainbow Bridge. What is it, what does it mean and where did it start? The Rainbow Bridge is the theme of several works [...]

  • COPING WITH THE LOSS OF A PARENT

COPING WITH THE LOSS OF A PARENT

  Your mother or father has died.  Whether you had a good, bad or indifferent relationship with the parent who died, your feelings for him or her were probably quite strong.  At bottom, most of [...]

Legacy of Kindness

After spending years in and out of the hospital battling a brain tumor and leukemia, Seattle-area high schooler Nick Konkler knew about the struggles of being a sick child. He was inspired to help make things [...]

  • HOW TO HELP GRIEVING CHILD

HOW TO HELP A GRIEVING CHILD

  Speak to a child gently but also honestly and openly, at their level of developmental understanding Don’t use euphemisms. Say the words “died” and “dead.” Explain what that means if the child is very [...]

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“It gave us absolute peace”

-Dianne Rich

“If we can connect with the longevity of trees, then the baton that we hand to the next generation is spiritually significant”

Costa Georgiadis, ABC Gardening Australia Host

“All of our daughters were able to plant their own Legacy Trees in their own place to continue the presence of their late mother who was a passionate gardener”

-Andrew Troedel

“If I was going to be cremated, I would choose to be a lemon scented gum.”

Jacqui Weatherill, CEO Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

“My 15 year old god daughters planted the tree on Father’s day, a month after he passed away, and found  so much peace in the experience. 

Mishka King on behalf of the late William Francis Huff

“Some say: for the greater good of mankind, that’s not us, that’s generations to come”

Rob Gell, Environment advocate

“There is a very important connection between plants and people, if you’re planting a tree, it’s for the next generation, your not just planting it for yourself”

Tim Entwisle, Director Royal Melbourne Botanic Gardens