The first thing you’ll notice about this site is that it’s not focused on grief and death as much as support and recovery.  We offer you compassion and encouragement– seeing that you are struggling we are here to help you to stand on your own and to say “Yes” you can do it.


I’m a widow and I founded “The Sisterhood of Widows” to offer online grief support and to empower you to create a new life after the death of your loved one.  

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Author and Founder of  "The Sisterhood of Widows" , Certified "Law of Attraction" Facilitator
and Certified "Grief Recovery Specialist"


Shopping Therapy for Loneliness
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I decided that I would put all my receipts in a basket to see where I spent my money. It just seems that the money goes and I don’t know where. After all I never... Read More

My Memories As A Widow
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Two months after Donnie’s death I did our monument. I put our wedding date and picture on it, and had it inscribed with “Charlie Brown and Snoopy Forever”. In the back it has the Serenity... Read More

Tips To Help Widows Be More Confident
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We widows share our grief journey and support each other, but no one can give us the confidence we need. Confidence has to come from within. Our mental health is directly connected to our happiness... Read More

Summer Time Friendships
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In the summer time we Widows get tired of being by ourselves. It seems like everyone is busy with family and friends except us. When we do connect with others it's a quick Facebook message... Read More

Helping a Widow Friend in Need
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We have all been there, where we needed the support and comfort of friends. Now it’s time to pass it on to others that are in need. Do you know, that as a widow, you... Read More

Widows and Optimism
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As you grieve you may be suffering from a general lack of energy. You may feel tired and drained. You may be highly stressed and on your way to a complete burn-out. Take action now... Read More

Living Apart Together
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Are you thinking about dating again?  It’s a big decision for most widows so I thought I would let you know about the big trend for our generation called “Living Apart Together”. It’s the new... Read More

Grief is Different for Everyone
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It’s highly individualized and is influenced by numerous factors, including the severity and duration of the relationship and/or illness. However, there are some principles that encompass grief healing: Healing can occur in many different ways.... Read More

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