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The Embracing Widowhood Podcast is a bi-monthly show where we invite the widowed community, specialists, and healers to share resources and discuss topics to help navigate widowhood.

The Embracing Widowhood Podcast Mari Marquez

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The Embracing Widowhood Podcast is a bi-monthly show where we invite the widowed community, specialists, and healers to share resources and discuss topics to help navigate widowhood.

    Research On Widowhood, Solo-Parenting & Helping Ourselves After Loss

    Research On Widowhood, Solo-Parenting & Helping Ourselves After Loss

    Mari Marquez, a Ph.D. Student and children's book author shares research on how widowhood can impact our children. Mari shares points from various studies as to why navigating solo-parenting, widowhood, and rebuilding our identity is challenging. 
    In this episode, you will learn:
    Research on young widows with dependent-age children.  How widowhood can impact our children. Ways to help ourselves after a loss.  Embracingwidowhood.com
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    • 18 min
    Interview With Fellow Widow Kay Moodley

    Interview With Fellow Widow Kay Moodley

    Kay Moodley is the mother of two young children whose husband died from stage 4 terminal gastric cancer in 2018.  In this episode, Mari Marquez interviews Kay Moodley as she shares her story of loss and needing to grieve through a pandemic. Kay shares some of the resources that were helpful to her as a widow. And she also talks about helping her children as a mom cope with their own grief.
    Kay also shares some exciting news about a project she and her son have developed to help other grieving children. 

    • 42 min
    Interview with Carolyn Moor, Founder of Modern Widows Club

    Interview with Carolyn Moor, Founder of Modern Widows Club

    Carolyn Moor is one of the most influential widow advocates leading the healthy widow revolutionary concept for modern women worldwide.  In this episode, Mari Marquez interviews Carolyn Moor, the Founder and President of Modern Widows Club. Carolyn shares her personal story of losing her husband on Valentine's Day, 22 years ago. She discusses raising two young daughters as an only parent and shares a wealth of knowledge from starting MWC and mentoring a plethora of widowed women. 
    Resource: https://modernwidowsclub.org/ https://www.carolynmoor.com/
     

    • 32 min
    Loving Ourselves Before Loving Again

    Loving Ourselves Before Loving Again

    Do all young widows automatically date right away after losing their spouse?
    A popular question that society seems to have a plethora of opinions on.
    In this episode, Mari Marquez talks about finding love after loss as a young widow, but not in the traditional way that people would expect. She provides essential questions to ask ourselves when we are looking for love.
    Resource: https://embracingwidowhood.com/

    • 18 min
    Let's Talk Widowish with Melissa Gould

    Let's Talk Widowish with Melissa Gould

    In this episode, Mari Marquez interviews Award-Winning Screenwriter and the Author of the Memoir Widowish- Melissa Gould, on her best-selling book, parenting as an only parent, finding love again after losing her beloved husband to Multiple Sclerosis & West Nile Virus, and processing grief as a widow.  
    Resources: 
    https://widowish.com/
    https://embracingwidowhood.com/
     
     

    • 31 min
    Grieving During The Holidays

    Grieving During The Holidays

    Are you grieving during the holidays? 
    Many of us are, and in this episode, Mari Marquez shares a few tips on how to help your holiday suck a little less. Mari discusses the expectations associated with the holidays, communicating with family and friends, proceeding with caution on social media, traditions, and integrating your loss into the holiday itself.
    Resources: 
    https://embracingwidowhood.com/author
    https://widowedvillage.org/meetings/
    https://modernwidowsclub.org/widow-wisdom-when-you-lost-your-spouse-what-did-people-do-that-helped-your-children/
    https://www.widow180.com/resources/survivingholidays
    https://youtu.be/N32kzjlk3C8.
    https://www.facebook.com/IamDavidKessler/videos/holiday-grief-in-this-unsual-year/2785813968404008/

    • 21 min

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