Crafting Hope from Grief: A Personal Journey of Suicide Bereavement and Guidance for Young Survivors

In 2016, a life-altering call shattered my world when I was studying abroad in Copenhagen. My sister was delivering the unimaginable news of my father’s suicide. Staring at the sad fog outside my window, her words were heavy in the… Continue Reading >

Father’s Day Grief

Beyond the Celebration: Providing a Shoulder for Bereaved Dads this Father’s Day   While Father’s Day is a time to celebrate the joy and love that fathers – and father figures – bring into our lives, we must also remember that… Continue Reading >

How to Support Your Kids through Grief

As much as we yearn to protect our kids and shield them from pain, there are times when they will be hurt. For instance, there is not much we can do to protect them from the pain of grief and… Continue Reading >

What is it like to wait in IVF?

Written by Kit Peters   I’m Kit, the Founder of Together We Wait, an online and in-person community that empowers and supports women in IVF. Together We Wait was “born” from my heartbreak of multiple IVF cycles and later my… Continue Reading >

The Benefits of Children Growing Up with Pets

I grew up on a farm as a young boy so animals were just part of my daily ritual. My step father insisted that the animals eat before we did in the morning, and this job fell in my hands…. Continue Reading >

How parents can help children grieving with “Where are you Harry”

The grief adults experience during the loss of a child or loved one is indescribable. But when a child experiences such a traumatic event, such as losing a sibling or a friend, their behaviour can reflect so many different emotions… Continue Reading >

How to Support Grieving Families

When a family member or friend suffers the loss of their much loved baby, you may not always know what to say or do. You may be feeling helpless and powerless and quite distressed yourself. Bears of Hope Pregnancy and… Continue Reading >

Grief after a bad birth

Fiona Rogerson   Let’s talk about grief after birth trauma. Your baby is here.  He’s healthy, he’s growing.  All you ever wanted was for him to be born safely and healthy.  But months on, there’s still a lingering darkness that… Continue Reading >