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The transition of the Empty Nest

The transition of the Empty Nest I clearly remember the day my youngest child left for university.  I cried most of the way home after dropping him off!  Making the transition from full-time mum to an empty nest was a really challenging one for me.  I remember afterwards I would wistfully watch parents with younger […]

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Tips for coping with the Christmas season following personal loss

As another Christmas season approaches, everywhere you look there are bright lights and sparkles.  You are encouraged to have ‘The Best Christmas Yet!’  but if you’ve had a significant personal loss either recently or in the past you may be feeling a sense of dread or that you want to avoid the festive season altogether.  […]