A High School Senior Asks for YOUR Help

“All she wanted was to be was a good mom – J” Dear Family Lives On, I am a senior in high school and I have lost my mother at...
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The Sweet Smells of Childhood- Creating Scent Memories

“…you will spontaneously be in their thoughts when they smell a certain smell, and you can know that you helped create for them, a relaxed and soothing future.” Theresa Thomas...
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As Goes the Parent, So Goes the Child

This is why Family Lives On Foundation supports the lifelong emotional wellbeing of children and teens whose mother or father has died. The organization also offers education programs to raise...
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To My Friend, On a Year of Deep Grief. | Scribbles & Crumbs

Hi, friend. I’m sorry I didn’t respond to your texts. Or your calls. Or your messages, emails, or cards. I’m sorry. I’m so sorry. And I do miss you. You...
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This is Her LIFE Song

13 Facts Everyone Should Know about Metastatic Breast Cancer  (www.mbcn.org) 1. No one dies from breast cancer that remains in the breast. Metastasis occurs when cancerous cells travel to a...
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An Open Letter to Every Kid Who Has Lost a Parent

  Written by Lauren Seago, reposted with her kind permission. Originally appeared on The Odyssey A letter to tackle different aspects of losing a parent. Dear Sweet Child, First off,...
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Your brain is particularly vulnerable to trauma at two distinct ages

“What is becoming more certain, however, is the importance of stability and safety in human development, and that such stability is tied to cognitive function.” Quartz Our brain’s ability to...
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It’s Not My Story to Tell, Not Really.

Photo credit: Heartlinks Grief Center at Family Hospice (originally posted by Heartlinks Grief Center at Family Hospice) The Blank Page  It’s not my story to tell, not really. Yet, I...
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Moving Forward, Not Moving On

The graphic really captures it. Headspace Perspective Moving forward. Moving on. These terms sound pretty similar, but they are different, very different – and the distinction in respect to living...
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S’more Memories

Do you remember YOUR first? Family Lives On supports the lifelong emotional wellbeing of children and teens whose mother or father has died. Available anywhere in the United States, Family Lives...
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