For me Easter isn’t the holiday that first comes to mind when we talk about how hard grief can be on the holidays or special days. And yet crawling out of winter, filled with dark and cold, into Easter and spring, filled with bunnies and baskets and pink, it can be a jarring as those Christmas carols that seem to start playing in November. The hardest holidays are different for all of us, with different meanings and memories. Easter can be a tough one, especially with all the talk of spring, rebirth, and new life. Others may be excited and you may be . . . well, not excited.
So what can you do, other than crawl under the covers and hide? Read more…..