They need your love to survive such a crushing loss.
Drop Off a Meal
Not having to worry about what to cook, and opening the fridge to find ready-made meals is a godsend. Especially when there are little mouths to feed.
Help With the Small Stuff
Whether it’s a trip to the post office, emptying the dishwasher, or changing a lightbulb, offer to do it. Your friend is dealing with so much; helping with the seemingly minor stuff is pretty major.
Pack With Care
Dropping by with a little care package — a handwritten note, a bottle of booze, a healing candle — goes a long way…and lets your friend know that you’re thinking of them.
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Be Their Uber
When their kid(s) need to get to and from soccer practice, a birthday party, or even the school bus, graciously offer a ride. The small ways in which a spouse is missing — like sharing chauffeur duty — hits hard. Extra points for making the car ride fun!