Grief Diaries: How to Help the Newly Bereaved


Absolutely everyone should have this book at home on their bookshelf because absolutely everyone will have a friend, relative or co-worker that experiences a loved one lost. We all bumble and stumble through trying to figure out what to do and what to say in an unspeakable situation. How to Help the Newly Bereaved to the rescue.

Experts on the topic, people who have lost someone dear themselves, talk about what really helped and more…what people did and said that made it worse. Chock full of good and caring ideas on how to really support someone in their grief. Many of the suggestions are really easy to do, if only we know to do them. Bring paper plates and cups? Great idea! Grievers not only have lots of visitors, but they also don’t have the energy to do dishes. A gazillion other suggestions can be found here.


When someone loses a loved one, what do you say? What can you do? Part of the 5-star book series, Grief Diaries: How to Help the Newly Bereaved is an excellent compilation of suggestions and tips by 22 women who share the support they found most and least helpful when faced with their own loss in a simple, easy to understand format. Mary Lee Robinson, author and widow blogger at

How to Help the Newly Bereaved arms readers with a toolbox of wise advice, forget-me-not lists, and useful insight. In an easy to read format, readers learn exactly how to help support someone during the most difficult time in their life. They learn it from the experts, the grievers themselves.


ISBN: 978-1-944328-09-2

Published: April 2016

6 x 9 inch/342 pages

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