The Embracing Widowhood Podcast is about creating awareness on reputable resources that include organizations, events, podcasts, videos, books, and BLOGS for the widowed community, to help them seek support, find hope, and help them embrace and navigate widowhood.
In each episode, Mari Marquez, the founder of embracingwidowhood.com, widow, mother, and blogger, will discuss a specific topic or resource that can help you in your journey as a widow.
Faith & Transformation- An Interview with Transformational Coach Alexis Howard
In this episode, Mari Marquez interviews Transformational Coach and the Host of Becoming All She Podcast, Alexis Howard. Alexis shares her story about suddenly losing her husband and how her faith helped her regain her purpose.
Alexis helps women from all different backgrounds to explore their inner selves and help discover their purpose in life.
Learn more about Alexis at https://www.becomingallshe.com/ & listen to the Becoming All She Podcast on Spotify & Apple.
Interview with Faby Ryan
In episode 17, Mari Marquez interviews Faby Ryan, a young widow who experienced multiple miscarriages before losing her husband. Faby was left to take care of her three-year-old daughter after her sudden loss. Listen to Faby's story on how she coped with her grief, leading her to a new exciting project.
Interview with Author & Speaker Jenny Lisk
In this episode, Mari Marquez interviews the Author of Future, Widow, and the Host of The Widowed Parent Podcast, Jenny Lisk. Jenny shares her story about losing her husband, her support, and how she is moving forward in life.
The Widowed Parent Podcast Highlights: https://pages.jennylisk.com/top10
Future Widow- By Jenny Lisk: https://pages.jennylisk.com/future-widow
Grieving Beyond Gender by Kenneth Doka & Passed and Present by Alison Griffith.
The Magical Soul Book
In this episode, Mari Marquez shares what inspired her to write The Magical Soul, an inspirational book for children after loss. The book will be available on Father's Day, June 20, 2021, in memory of her father and husband.
For more information on the The Magical Soul Book visit: https://embracingwidowhood.com/author
Organizations mentioned in this podcast episode include: The National Alliance for Grieving Children, Judi's House, Billy's Place and The Dougy Center.
Widows & Scammers
In this episode, Mari Marquez talks about one of the scary realities of being a widow, and that is being a target for scammers. Mari discusses some of the things that widows can look out for when talking to someone on social media.
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Children and Grief
Children who experience the loss of a parent will grief in various ways throughout their life. In this episode, Mari Marquez shares her views as a mother having to teach her young child about death, and integration of loss. Please view the resources below for grieving children.
Widow Support Group Starting 02/09