How to Grieve Together When You Can’t Be Together

Sympathy How to Grieve Together When You Can’t Be Together

When someone has died, our first instinct is to rally around the family and friends closest to the deceased, offer...

Hand holding butterflies symbolizing Grief Support: How to Help Someone Who is Grieving Immediately after a Loss

Sympathy Grief Support: How to Help Someone Who is Grieving Immediately after a Loss

When a friend suffers the loss of a loved one, their whole life changes. And we wonder: What can we do to help som...

Two hands and a feather symbolizing Continuing Grief Support: How to Help Someone Who is Grieving over Time

Sympathy Continuing Grief Support: How to Help Someone Who is Grieving over Time

Grief doesn’t follow a schedule. There’s no deadline for the feelings of sadness, anger and loneliness to subside ...

Hands with a wreath of leaves symbolizing Grief Support on Anniversaries, Birthdays and Special Occasions

Sympathy Grief Support on Anniversaries, Birthdays and Special Occasions

When you’re supporting a friend through their grief, look to the calendar for cues about when they might need extr...

Sympathy messages: what to write in a sympathy card

Sympathy What to Write in a Sympathy Card

Signing a sympathy card isn’t easy. We search for words. We wonder what would be comforting to hear. We worry abou...

What to write to someone who is dying

Sympathy Hospice Messages: What to Write to Someone Who is Dying

The end of a person’s life is an important time for friends and family members to reach out with words of caring, ...

Two women embracing while comforting each other over tough times

Mother's Day When Mother’s Day Is Hard: Giving Support to Those Who Are Hurting

Mother’s Day can be hard for many people, from mothers who’ve lost children and children who’ve lost mothers to th...

Grief and the holidays: Supporting friends through difficult days

Sympathy Grief and the Holidays: Supporting Friends through Difficult Days

Many of our favorite holiday memories include family members and our closest friends. So it’s no surprise that peo...

Your favorite sympathy gifts - Joanne Eschrich Angel

Sympathy Your Favorite Sympathy Gifts

Even though it’s not easy, reaching out to others who are going tough times is important. Sometimes it takes the f...

Mother's Day without Mom: remembering lost loved ones with new Mother's Day traditions

Mother's Day Mother's Day without Mom: Remembering lost loved ones with new traditions

On Mother’s Day, we celebrate the women who have loved, hoped, prayed and worked to make a difference in our lives...

Grief Quote - Little by little, we let go of loss but never of love.

Sympathy Comforting Grief Quotes

Grief is one of the hardest emotions we ever face, and everyone goes through it in their own way, in their own tim...

Food for Friends in Need

Sympathy Food for Friends in Need

Ever had a friend show up with dinner or a treat when you’re having a tough time? It’s just about the nicest feeli...