I had such a great discussion with Katie Barrows-Rempe for this episode. Katie is actually a very good friend of mine in real life, and I’m so glad she was willing to sit down with me and share her perspective and tips from her 8 years as a widowed parent.
Katie and I talked about so many topics, including:
The importance of lining up help to give yourself a break, and designating regular times to get out of the house;
Cave days for yourself, and hooky days for your kids;
Tips on communicating with kids’ schools, both in the early days and as they get older and change schools;
How her family celebrates birthdays and anniversaries;
Supporting kids through milestones;
Connecting with other widows;
Deciding to start dating after loss; and
Her youngest child having special needs and what that has meant for his grief process.
I hope you enjoy my discussion with Katie Barrows-Rempe
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