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  • What the Living Do

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    Until the age of twelve, Georgia Lee Kay-Stern believed she was Jewish — the story of her Cree birth family had been kept secret. Now she’s living on her own and attending first year university, and with her adoptive parents on sabbatical in Costa ...


  • Bridge Over The River Why

    A Guide for Those Who Have Suffered the Loss of a Child to Suicide by

    “In Bridge Over the River Why, the Coopers have succeeded in a dual task documenting their own journey through the grief of losing their son Eli by suicide, while at the same time providing a valuable resource for anyone who has had to face the same ...


  • Remembering You

    Until God Whispers My Name by

    As Canada’s population continues to age and lifespans lengthen, the incidence of dementia is also on the increase, with Alzheimer’s being the most common. For twelve years, author Marilyn Duncan cared for her beloved mother after she developed ...


  • A Leap of Faith

    A Mother's Journey by

    In A Leap of Faith: A Mother’s Journey, Christie Thomas takes readers on the roller coaster ride of mental and physical illness, abuse, loss, and grief, interspersing the ups and downs, curves and bends, with moments of exhilaration. The mother of ...


  • Don't Clone a Snowflake

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    One day I had a special delivery from heaven. I became the mother of a baby boy with bright blue eyes and blonde hair. Joey just happened to have Down Syndrome, a heart defect and health issues. This story is a recap of only fifteen months with my ...


  • Life Came to a Standstill

    True Accounts of Loss, Love, and Hope by

    How does a parent live through the death of a child? This profound and poignant compilation of the courageous personal journeys of seven grieving mothers and one grieving sister offers a road map of how to cope with the anguish of traumatic, ...


  • End of Life Stories

    Tips and Tools for the Souls Journey Home by

    End of Life Stories: Tips and Tools for the Soul’s Journey Home is an extraordinary book designed to ease people’s suffering in the face of death. Here, anxious loved ones of individuals who are at the end of their lives will find comfort, wisdom ...


  • Grief is...

    Thoughts on loss, struggle and new beginnings by

    Once upon a time, Heike was one of those capable and organized people who envisioned her own happily ever after. But when her brother and husband died eighteen months apart, both far too young, it hit her hard. On good days, she would find herself ...


  • Up From Bottom

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    Johnny suffers the loss of his mom and Nana while his dad tries to cope by drinking whiskey. Aunt Bev, his dad’s sister, and Uncle Jack make an effort to help. Two girls, Julie and Sarah, intervene in their own unique ways. Over six months Johnny ...


  • Death, Grief, and Loss

    A Guide for Parents, Caregivers, Educators, Counsellors, and Other Helpers to Talk about Difficult Topics by

    WOODLAND WISDOM BOOKS were created to support parents, caregivers, educators, counsellors, and other helpers in the community to navigate difficult subjects with children. As a Children’s Counsellor, I am often asked, “How do I talk to a child about ...