Short and Sweet Summary: It’s a good idea to keep a vehicle emergency kit in your car for those random moments when you’re stranded on the side of the road screaming, “what the hell am I supposed to do now?!!” The best car emergency kit is one that’s well-stocked with...
Short and Sweet Summary: This roundup of encouraging quotes every widow needs to read gives you an opportuntity to look at things from different perspectives. Sometimes we need reminders that we’re not alone in our grief. Or that we have more power than we think we do. Or that it’s...
Short and Sweet Summary: Love and Pain have coexisted since the dawn of time. You’ll change your life when you learn how to embrace pain instead of running from it. “DO NOT IGNORE ME,” it shouts through the door. “I will keep coming back until you acknowledge me.” Pain is...
Grief is hard to handle, isn’t it? We can’t quantify it, measure it or fix it. No guidebook exists for how to get through it. Yet we feel like grief is something we should instinctively know how to manage. Society teaches us to “get over” our grief in a reasonable...
Short and Sweet Summary: It’s no secret grievers make people anxious because they don’t know what to do or what to say or how to act around those who suffer. Lift the anxiety burden on yourself and others with these communication tips to improve your relationships. It’s no surprise that...
This post about monitoring your home WiFi settings is Part 5 of the 5-Part Blog Series, The Sophisticated Widow’s Guide to Smart Home Gadgets. This blog post series is dedicated to helping you learn why you need smart home gadgets in your life and how they’ll make your tasks easier...
We’ve been talking in the Sophisticated Widow’s Guide to Smart Home Gadgets posts about why you need smart home gadgets in your life to make your day-to-day tasks easier. The posts outline the smart home gadgets I use, why I use them, and how they can help streamline your life,...
This post about how to cut the cable cord is Part 4 of the 5-Part Blog Series, The Sophisticated Widow’s Guide to Smart Home Gadgets. This blog post series is dedicated to helping you learn why you need smart home gadgets in your life and how they’ll make your tasks...
Short and Sweet Summary: If you knew you only had months to live would you be able to write your own goodbye letter? My husband was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumor and penned this letter less than 30 days after receiving the devastating news. Would your goodbye letter look...