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Ep. 013 How to Support those who are Grieving // Rachel Gainer of Rachel Rebuilt

A podcast with specific ideas of what to say and do for those who are grieving

Many of us know friends and family members who have lost precious loved ones.  During those heartbreaking times, it’s so hard to know what to say and do to show our love and support.

What are meaningful acts of service?  Which gifts are appropriate?  Is there anything we should or shouldn’t say?

On today’s podcast, we hear from a mother who has been there and has so much wisdom to share.  Several years ago, Rachel Gainer lost her two-month-old daughter, Daphne, and was engulfed in sorrow.  She talks about her journey to “rebuilding” her sense of self after Daphne’s death, and she shares invaluable insight into what it’s like to grieve and what we can do to serve those around us who are hurting.

This is an episode that everyone should listen to–because, at some point, we will all inevitably need to support someone whom we love who is grieving.  You won’t want to miss Rachel’s ideas for specific, heartfelt gifts we can send and meaningful words we can say.  You’ll also want to hear all about her angel baby, Daphne.

Rachel Gainer on 3 in 30 podcast

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Rachel is the mother of four children and an angel baby, and she is a personal trainer and mindset coach who focuses on body positivity and life-long wellness.

You can find out more about her and her work at RachelRebuilt.com or on Instagram @rachel_rebuilt.

Show Notes

Ink Puddles by Karin (custom artwork for families):  https://www.etsy.com/shop/InkPuddlesbyKarin?ref=l2-shopheader-name

**This portrait was done for a family who lost their baby:

Family Portrait after Loss--Ink Puddles by Karin

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Ep. 003 Introducing Our Kids to Unexpected Heroes // Jennifer Brimhall of Raise the Good

Introducing our Kids to Unexpected Heroes

“Children are great imitators–give them something great to imitate.” Joy D. Jones

Jennifer Brimhall, a mother of five and the founder of the website Raise the Good, believes that we can surround our children with good role models whom they will want to emulate.  These aren’t superheroes with capes or celebrities with millions of dollars;   these are unexpected heroes, and we will find them all around us.

In this episode, Jen goes into specifics about how we can introduce our children to…

1. Heroes in books and media

2. Role models in the world around them

3. Mentors in education.

Listen in to glean incredible wisdom from an incredible mother!  And details about a give-away of some of Jen’s best resources are included at the end of the episode.

Jennifer Brimhall :: 3 in 30 Podcast

An outline and list of resources mentioned in the podcast is included below:

1. Heroes in books and media

2. Role Models in the world around them

  • Check out the Hero Spotlights on Jen’s website!
  • Keep watch for news articles about “heroes” and share them with your kids
  • Point out everyday heroes around town, at the grocery store, and in daily interactions
  • Ask your children to list three things they are grateful for and who is responsible for that blessing
  • “Coming of Age Celebrations” with treasured family and friends

3. Mentors in education

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