“I wish I had read this before I lost my mom a few years ago and a dear friend soon after, both to cancer. Ty Alexander takes you through every phase, from diagnosis to despair to a place of gratitude. Ty's book is an essential companion for your journey through the loss of a loved one." – Nina Lesowitz, author of Living Life as a Thank You
Things I Wish I Knew Before My Mom Died: Coping with Loss Every Dayby Ty Alexander, Tia Williams (Foreword by)
Ty Alexander of Gorgeous in Grey is one of the top bloggers today. She has a tremendous personal connection with her readers. This is never more apparent than when she speaks about her mother. The pain of loss is unfortunately universal. Yet, we all grieve differently. For Alexander, the grieving process is one that she lives with day-to-day. Learning from her pain, Alexander connects with her readers on a deeply emotional level in her debut book, Things I Wish I Knew before My Mom Died. From grief counseling to sharing insightful true stories, Alexander offers comfort, reassurance, and hope in the face of sorrow.
In this soul-touching book, mourners will find meaning and wisdom in grieving and the love that will always remain.
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Meet the Author
Known for her beauty and lifestyle savvy, but adored because of her gorgeous grey tresses, Ty Alexander is an expert online beauty and lifestyle editor, social media consultant and style and beauty TV correspondent.
Ty started her impressive editorial career as the style and beauty editor of HelloBeautiful.com, building the section from occasional stylish musings to an authority in all things beautiful with her bare, manicured hands. Armed with extensive knowledge, compassion for women of color and the kind of sass that instantly made her your BFF, Ty’s work with this top women’s site has allowed her dedicated readers to face their days with grace, and of course style.
Her killer personality shines through every style guide, HuffPost Live, “The Today Show” and “Dr. Oz” appearance. Ty has established herself as a trendsetter in the media, boasting over 11k Twitter followers, over 8k on Instagram and over 5k on Facebook.
Featured and/or dubbed “Top Blogger” on CNN Living, NY Daily News, Essence, Redbook, Ebony, Huffington Post, Black Enterprise, BUST Magazine, Hype Hair and more for everything from expert beauty tips to the sheer lust over her stunning grey mane. Ty has easily become a trusted voice and powerful influencer for beauty and lifestyle. She’s built her personal brand, Gorgeous In Grey from a personal blog to a lifestyle site with over 100k page views per month, offering the best in fashion, beauty, fitness, health, celebrity and lifestyle.
Tia Williams is the ultimate style maven with fifteen years of experience as a beauty editor (Elle, Glamour, Lucky, and Essence.com). She also launched one of the first beauty blogs, Shake Your Beauty, and is the award-winning author of The Accidental Diva and the It Chicks series and co-writer of Iman’s makeup book, The Beauty of Color. Her recent national bestseller, The Perfect Find, has been selected by Essence, InStyle, and Ebony as one of this summer's top beach reads.
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