The Mourning Handbook is one of our favorite books addressing the grief process. The author has filled each chapter with practical advice and compassionate wisdom making it a great resource for people in the active phases of grieving.
Suggested Audience: People in the beginning stages of grief - the first two to three years of the grief process.
From our Customers: “It saved my life-after my son was killed, this book helped me understand myself.” “This book was so helpful, I recommend it to anyone who is experiencing grief.”
We love this book and so do our customers! Tear Soup is a true classic for people of all ages with beautiful illustrations and a universal story of the journey through grief. Written as a recipe for healing after loss, the main character Grandy, suffers a loss and cooks up her own batch of comforting tear soup.
Suggested Audience: Everyone! This book is universal for grievers and those that support them. Especially useful for an adult to share with a child as a communication tool for the grief process.
From our Customers: “What a beautiful book, our family loved it!” "This book sits on our coffee table and has been read over and over."
The Angel Catcher is a guided grief journal designed to help capture the essence of a loved one who is no longer here and forever preserve memories of time shared together.
Suggested Audience: Suitable for all stages of grief. Ideal for those who express themselves using creative outlets such as writing and drawing.
From our Customers: "This journal has become the most cherished keepsake I have. I have spent hours writing and remembering and it truly has become my "angel catcher". It's kept me going through the most difficult year of my life."
Forever In Our Hearts Keepsake Album provides grieving parents with a place to share their thoughts and feelings and save precious mementos. The album is specifically designed for parents who have experienced miscarriage or infant death. Filled with quotes, introductions for memory and journal writing and pages to place mementos, this gently written album speaks to the heart of grieving parents and leads them to the creation of a lasting keepsake.
Suggested Audience: Parents grieving miscarriage or infant death.
From our Customers: “Thank you. This album was a place for me to share my hopes, dreams, anger and sadness … thank you again."
Heart's Ease CD contains soothing, uplifting melodies and lyrics, reminding one of God’s presence and willingness to bring hope and healing. Several of these songs were written by Brenda Lane during her own time of trial and hopelessness. They are performed by Christianna Kelsey while in remission from a neuromuscular disease that stole away her voice. This CD is a musical treasure that will last a lifetime.
Suggested Audience: Appropriate for all Christians who are looking for a faith based message of sympathy.
From our Customers: "This CD never fails to lift me up when my spirits are down. I never get tired of it!"
This beautifully handmade 7.5 x 5 inch album from Molly West is wire-bound to lie open flat and is not refillable. The pages are archival sleeves of acid/lignin-free black paper. It stores 36 4x6in. photos and is covered in fabric cinnamon silk with a floral weave of crimson and sage highlighted with shimmering ribbon. It's appearance is both sophisticated and organic. Filled with your memories and stories, this album will become a treasured keepsake delivering the message of your loved ones.
Suggested Audience: Anyone who would enjoy putting together a collection of special photos in honor of a loved one.
Furry Logic is a humorous look at the collection of challenges life throws at us on a regular basis. You can’t help but smile and laugh at the witty sayings in this book. The beautifully detailed watercolor paintings add to the enjoyment of this little book with a big heart and sly humor. This book delivers a gift of laughter.
Suggested Audience: Everyone!
From our Customers: "What a darling book and perfect lift-me-up when I was down and out!"
Letters from Heaven is a beautiful collection of letters based on God's tender reassurance and compassion. It is not specific to grief from a death but is certainly appropriate for someone grieving the death of a loved one. The heartwarming notes in this book are based on scripture and written from the perspective of the Father writing a note of personal affirmation to you.
Suggested Audience: This book is appropriate for people experiencing different types of loss and have a Christian belief system.
From our customers: “God’s Love is demonstrated in this book.”
Reading this book is like attending a support group. The reader is truly validated by experiencing this collection of intimate and sometimes heartwrenching stories. Each story was written by someone who has suffered the loss of a beloved pet and shares his or her own personal story of grief. It's not a self-help book; nor does it offer advice. Rather, it is an honest and passionate book that validates the grief experienced when a pet dies -- a true support for one who is grieving.
Suggested Audience: Those grieving the death of a beloved pet.
From our Customers: “This book helped me feel like I'm not alone and helped validate my loss."
Dogwood and Catnip provides readers with guidance in designing and planting a garden in memory of a beloved animal companion. To assist with planning and garden maintenance, Dogwood and Catnip includes information on the symbolism of plants, garden themes, remembrance rituals and photographs of actual animal companion tribute gardens.
Suggested Audience: Those grieving the loss of a beloved pet and would benefit from beginning or continuing a memorial garden in honor of an animal companion.
From our Customers: “Helped me see I was not crazy for wanting to create a memorial garden for my dog, Riley.”
Everyone who is grieving needs extra cuddling and this 13" soft, adorable teddy bear is just the one to deliver those cuddles whenever they are needed. We've heard stories of these bears traveling in backpacks to school everyday, delivering support and comfort with just their presence. This bear is so cute and lovable you can't resist hugging him. Add this bear to any gift and you've just added another layer of comfort!
Suggested Audience: Perfect for anyone ages 0-100!