Insensitive Comments

The Sisters discuss how much more challenging grief can be when you are surrounded by people who make insensitive comments.  As a society, we are not taught how to talk about grief which is so sad because grief happens every single day and yet it’s...

I Didn’t Want to Make You Feel Bad

The Sisters discuss how it’s so common for people to avoid calling grievers for the special days and anniversaries that honor their loved ones and the most common response they get is “I didn’t want to make you feel bad.” But what’s so...

It’s Okay to Talk About Your Funeral

The Sisters have committed their lives to normalize people talking about grief.  In addition to that we need to normalize talking about our own funerals.  Funeral planning is such a devastating experience and if we had not talked to our loved one ahead time...

There are Layers to our Grief

The Sisters discuss how most people are not aware that there are layers to our grief.  It is not uncommon for people to have to grieve every single layer of our relationships.  Erica shares how although she grieved Donovan as her son, but then she had to...

Tell Your Kids the Truth

The Sisters discuss how important it is to tell your kids the truth.  We need to use emotional words when we speak to our kids so that they are prepared when the family experiences a grieving event.  It’s okay to give your kids an age appropriate...

What Grief Support Really Is

The Sisters welcome Pauline Rosas and Amanda Mead to share about their experience working in a grief group with Sharon and Erica.  A lot of times people misunderstand what this process is really about and think that it’s run like a traditional support...