Welcome to the Filled With Gold - Widow Podcast, the show that brings you in touch with expert resources to support you in moving forward after the death of your spouse and life partner.
Episode 13 | Young widow & solo-parent, Lysandra Vander Hart
On this episode of the Filled With Gold Widow Podcast, we sit down with Lysandra Vander Hart. Lysandra is a widow, holistic dietitian, and mother of two little girls who have fueled her quest for a safe home environment for her family and everyone she meets. She is grateful to be able to share simple solutions to stock homes with safe products and is passionate about sharing ways to live more holistically.
Episode 12 | Helping Through Heartache with Sheila Hoover
This week we chat with Sheila Hoover on the Filled With Gold Widow Podcast! Sheila has a PhD in Adult Education & 20 years' experience as an education specialist. She wrote the book "Helping Through Heartache: An Easy Guide to Supporting Anyone Who is Grieving" in the years after the death of her husband. After experiencing what she describes as a confusing mashup of people's reactions, she realized that many people have no idea how to help someone who is profoundly grieving. Listen in!!
Episode 11 |Dating Coach for Widows - Barbara Kenyon
Are you thinking about dipping your toe into the dating pool? Well, never fear - Barbara Kenyon is here to help!
4 months after the birth of their first child, Barbara's husband died from pancreatic cancer.
5 years later, Barbara married the new love of her life & for the last 25+ years she has been helping widows learn how to love themselves first, and discover how to find a new relationship where they will feel understood, valued, special, safe, and loved.
Episode 10 | Kim Murray - Widow 411
Did you ever wish you had a guide to support and help you through “all things widow”? Well, Kim Murray wrote it!
Kim is the creator of the popular website Widow 411, offering info & resources on topics like grief, finances, relationships & self-care for widows on a quest to make widowhood suck a little less. Kim created the online course, The Ultimate Survival Guide for Widows, with detailed instructions & worksheets to help widows tackle the crushing list of to-do’s after their spouse dies.
Jenny Lisk - Bestselling Author of Future Widow & Host of The Widowed Parent Podcast
Melissa interviews Jenny Lisk. Jenny is a bestselling author and widowed mom.
In her book, Future Widow, Jenny draws on her personal and professional experience to provide a real-life guide for surviving and thriving while raising grieving children.
Her show, The Widowed Parent Podcast, draws on over 100 interviews with experts, seasoned widowed parents, and people who lost a parent at a young age. It brings much-needed resources to widowed parents, helping them feel less lost and alone.
Episode 8 | Rob Kenney of Dad, How Do I?
Special guest, Rob Kenney, joins the Filled With Gold Widow Podcast! Rob started his “Dad, How Do I?” YouTube channel in April 2020. He thought he would help 30 or 40 people learn some basic skills. A month and a half later his channel went viral and quickly grew to over 1 million subscribers. Now, a year later, he has over 3 million subscribers watching his wholesome “how-to” videos.
Thank you Melissa for producing such an incredible resource for widows. Your story is truly inspirational and I hope this reaches many many women.