grief

How To Give Someone Really, Really Bad News

How To Give Someone Really, Really Bad News

There are bad phone calls, and then, there are really bad phone calls, like the ones in which you’re forced to give someone news that a loved one was in an accident or worse — they’ve died.

How To Write A Condolence Note

How To Write A Condolence Note

It’s hard to know what to do or say when someone you know loses a person who was close to them. Grief is a scary and amorphous thing, and if you haven’t experienced it, reaching out can feel like overstepping a boundary or reminding someone of something they’re trying to…

When Should You Share Your Pregnancy News? 

When Should You Share Your Pregnancy News? 

The conventional guideline for sharing the news of a pregnancy is that you should wait until the ceremonial 12 or 13-week mark, the endpoint of the most anxiety-ridden first trimester when most pregnancy losses are diagnosed. What the rule is really saying is: Don’t get too excited. But what if…