P.S. I Love You

“The love we had will never fade for it’s locked away in the deepest cave.” ~Erin Hente I remember the day I met him back in 1997. A friend of a friend asked me to take her home after school and I obligingly said yes. Just down the street from her house was a local

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What Every Kiddow Needs to Know? Advice from Austin…

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What is it like for a 5 year old to lose his dad suddenly? Just ask Austin.  In this episode, kiddow (aka kid of a widow), Austin Hente shares his journey through grief, what he’d like others to know, and what has been most helpful to him on his journey.  Austin’s story is one that

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Becoming You Client Story: Doing the Work, so dating is possible!

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Becoming You Client Story: Doing the Work, so dating is possible!
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Am I ready to date? This is a question that many widowed women ask and more often than not is something that my clients come to seeking coaching for quite often.  It doesn’t always seem possible as you process through all the thoughts and emotions in the aftermath of loss; however, I can assure you

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The Importance of Giving Yourself Space

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The Importance of Giving Yourself Space
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Is it too painful to sit in your thoughts and emotions?  Are you avoiding taking time to process your grief?   Giving yourself space every single day (especially in the early stages of grief), is not only essential…it is mandatory if you want to truly step forward with confidence on your journey.   In today’s episode, guest

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Cleaning Up Toxic Thoughts that Keep You from Moving Forward

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Cleaning Up Toxic Thoughts that Keep You from Moving Forward
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Am I ready to date? This is a question that many widowed women ask and more often than not is something that my clients come to seeking coaching for quite often.  It doesn’t always seem possible as you process through all the thoughts and emotions in the aftermath of loss; however, I can assure you

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What Every Kiddow Needs to Know: 8 and Grieving with Lila…

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What is it like for an 8 year old to lose her dad suddenly? Just ask Lila. In this episode, kiddow (aka kid of a widow), Lila Hente shares her journey through grief, what she’d like others to know, and what has been most helpful to her on her journey.   Lila’s story is one that

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A Widow’s Journey: Children, Chickens, and Comingling Households

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How do you move forward after losing your lifelong best friend when you’re 9 months pregnant? Just ask Melanie. In this episode, widowed mom, Dr. Melanie Lerew shares her journey through life, loss, and a baby her husband never got a chance to meet. She also shares her unique perspective on how “the coop” has

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Advocating What You Need as a Griever

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What do you need most right now at this moment? As a widow, or women healing from loss, our needs are great, and understanding how to meet those needs ourselves or even advocate for what we need is a whole other layer of complexity.  Oftentimes, we want to do everything on our own or we

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10 Best Pieces of Advice You’ll Ever Get From a Widow!

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10 Best Pieces of Advice You’ll Ever Get From a Widow!
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Curious what advice others, a little further along on their journey, would give you? A couple years ago, I had a conversation with a group of widows and they offered up some sage advice to their younger selves that they wish they’d have known in the early stages of grief.  This episode is for you,

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What Every Kiddow Needs to Know: 15 and Grieving with Selina…

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How does a teenager process their grief at the age of 15? Just ask Selina.  In this episode, kiddow (aka kid of a widow), Selina Hente shares her journey through teenage life, the loss of her father, and the end of her sports after a traumatic brain injury. How she’s learned to process what she now

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A Widow’s Journey: healing from trauma

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What is it like when your person dies suddenly at 25? Just ask Lydia.  In this episode, fellow widow, Lydia Coats shares her journey through grief and how she’s healed after the sudden death of her partner, Matthew.  She also shares her strategies for healing and what others may want to consider on their journey.    

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