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How to help a grieving person this festive season

2014-12-01 16:02

Holiday joy can be lost on someone grieving the death of a loved one. 'Let them know you care,' says an expert.

Dad sings Blackbird to his dying newborn son after wife dies

2014-11-29 19:00

Watch this grieving dad singing a beautiful song to his dying infant son in ICU.

Wife discovers pregnancy the day before her husband's funeral

2014-11-18 09:35

TTC wife discovers she’s pregnant the day before her husband’s funeral.

Dad sings Blackbird to his dying newborn son after wife dies

2014-11-17 08:29

Watch this grieving dad singing a beautiful song to his dying infant son in ICU.

Dad sings Blackbird to his dying newborn son after wife dies

2014-11-14 08:37

Watch this grieving dad singing a beautiful song to his dying infant son in ICU.

3 lessons from death’s classroom

2014-10-13 10:43

Unwelcome learning experiences await us when we lose a parent, says Scott Dunlop.

Goodbye, beloved furball

2014-09-08 08:19

Parents sometimes have to help kids say goodbye to their beloved pets.

What should happen when you die?

2014-05-30 15:30

After having lost both her parents, this reader shares what she'd like her legacy to be.

Guilt over child’s death

2014-04-04 11:00

One of the toughest jobs for a parent whose child dies is to face the guilt.

I will never get over my father’s death

2014-03-19 15:36

Does the pain of the death of a loved one ever really go away? It's been two years, but it's still a daily struggle.

Viral video baby dies aged 3

2014-03-01 13:00

Little girl who enchanted the world dies tragically of common cold complications.

9-year-old boy hanged in classroom

2014-02-26 11:00

Shocked classmates watch as boy accidentally hangs himself inside classroom.

Viral video baby dies aged 3

2014-02-24 10:02

Little girl who enchanted the world dies tragically of common cold complications.

Coping with grief during the holiday season

2013-12-09 09:14

The holidays can be a time of sadness and grief for those who have lost a loved one, but there are things people can do to ease those feelings, an expert advises.

How do you deal with grief?

2013-12-07 07:30

There is no right way of coping with death. The way a person grieves depends on the personality of that person and the relationship with the person who has died.

Hamba Kahle, Madiba

2013-12-07 05:00

We mourn someone who achieved the near impossible: to have seen the worst that humanity could offer, and not lose faith and hope in humankind, says Susan Erasmus.

The phases of grief

2013-12-06 07:33

People cope with the loss of a loved one in different ways. Most people who experience grief will cope well. Others will have severe grief and may need treatment.

How to avoid life’s greatest regret

2013-10-06 11:00

Watching this will make you want to hug everyone you love most.

How to avoid life’s greatest regret

2013-09-17 09:24

Watching this will make you want to hug everyone you love most.

Parenting with Andile Masuku

2013-01-16 10:37

Masanda chats to TV personality Andile about tragedy and triumph.

20 years in jail for killing kids

2012-02-28 14:48

Killer taxi driver is sentenced to an effective 20 years in prison

Charlie St. Cloud

2010-10-20 09:13

Zac Efron gets dramatic in a potentially divisive movie that’s part spiritual meditation, part supernatural mystery.

Guilt over child’s death

2009-09-07 11:54

One of the toughest jobs for a parent whose child dies is to face the guilt.

Culture, grief and mourning

2009-05-05 00:00

Grief felt for the loss of a loved one, the loss of a treasured possession, or a loss associated with an important life change, occurs across all ages and cultures.

Bereavement

2008-02-08 00:00

Bereavement – the period of grief and mourning after, for instance, the death of a loved one – is part of a normal and probably inevitable process of dealing with loss.

 

How to help a grieving person this festive season

2014-12-01 14:11

Holiday joy can be lost on someone grieving the death of a loved one. 'Let them know you care,' says an expert.

Dad sings Blackbird to his dying newborn son after wife dies

2014-11-21 09:57

Watch this grieving dad sing a beautiful song to his dying son.

Pregnancy test and funeral urn tell a tragic story

2014-11-18 09:34

TTC wife discovers she’s pregnant the day before her husband’s funeral.

Dad sings to dying baby son

2014-11-14 08:43

Grieving dad sings a beautiful song to his dying infant son in ICU.

On the loss of a parent

2014-10-13 13:52

Unwelcome learning experiences await us when we lose a parent, says Scott Dunlop.

3 lessons from death’s classroom

2014-10-13 10:31

Unwelcome learning experiences await us when we lose a parent, says Scott Dunlop.

Goodbye, beloved furball

2014-09-05 11:32

Parents sometimes have to help kids say goodbye to their beloved pets.

Guilt over child’s death

2014-04-15 13:00

One of the toughest jobs for a parent whose child dies is to face the guilt.

I will never get over my father’s death

2014-03-20 12:30

Does the pain of the death of a loved one ever really go away? It's been two years, but it's still a daily struggle.

Writer live-Tweets dying dad’s last days

2014-02-27 10:31

Comedy writer’s moving Tweets about her dying father are sad AND funny.

9-year-old boy hanged in classroom

2014-02-26 10:56

Shocked classmates watch as boy accidentally hangs himself inside classroom.

How to avoid life’s greatest regret

2014-01-10 11:00

Watching this will make you want to hug everyone you love most.

How do you deal with grief?

2013-12-07 15:00

There is no right way of coping with death. The way a person grieves depends on the personality of that person and the relationship with the person who has died.

Grief, bereavement and mourning

2013-12-07 05:00

There is no right way of coping with death. The way a person grieves depends on the personality of that person and the relationship with the person who has died.

Mandela's health history

2013-12-07 05:00

Nelson Mandela was always a very healthy man and experienced only three major health problems in his lifetime.

'Roar' teen's tragic death

2013-11-29 10:36

Terminally ill girl who inspired Katy Perry with her cover of ‘Roar’ has died.

When birth goes wrong

2013-10-04 11:13

Coping with the trauma of premature birth or the loss of a preemie.

A bloody good cry

2013-03-07 11:38

Crying isn’t just for small children, it can be good for parents, too.

On the death of a child

2012-08-07 10:31

No parent should ever have to deal with grief, says Marlon Abrahams.

Rabbit Hole was challenging, says Eckhart

2010-11-02 13:05

Aaron Eckhart, who plays a grieving parent in Rabbit Hole opposite Nicole Kidman, says he prepared for the movie by going to a grief group and watching video blogs of people who had suffered a loss.

A child’s grief

2009-09-18 15:23

Whether they show it or not, even small children feel a family member’s death.

The phases of grief

2009-05-05 00:00

The process of bereavement may be described as having four phases.

How do you deal with grief?

2009-05-05 00:00

There is no right way of coping with death. The way a person grieves depends on the personality of that person and the relationship with the person who has died.

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