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Respecting The Memory Of A Departed Loved One

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One of the most difficult facts of life to deal with is that it’s temporary for all of us. While we can work on accepting this troubling fact for ourselves, it can be that when it affects someone else, we are the most saddened. It’s never easy to lose a family member, no matter how close you were with them, but it stings all the greater if you were close and on good terms. Continue reading “Respecting The Memory Of A Departed Loved One”

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Parenting can be a hard task. Not only do you have to provide the basics shelter, food and water (likely the easy part all things considered), but you also have to help your child learn about life and all that comes with it. This is tough because odds are, you are not quite sure what life is all about anyway, and it can all feel quite crazy to you as well. However, to your child, you are quite literally a fountain of knowledge and experience, and despite your worry, you absolutely have plenty of careful insights and lessons to teach them. Continue reading “How To Help Your Child Understand A Relative’s Passing”

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