May 26, 2022

Camp Widow Australia 2022 presenter announcements

The First Light and Camp Widow® Australia teams have been working hard to bring you an amazing line-up of presenters for the 2022 event.  Taking place […]
November 2, 2020

New Zealand getaway raffle winner

Congratulations ~ Tricia Gerigk ~winner of our New Zealand getaway raffle.Thank you to everyone who supported the raffle and helped First Light continue to support young […]
February 7, 2020

Danielle reflects on Camp Widow 2017

I’m going to be honest. Walking into Camp Widow 2017 was overwhelming. And I will admit, my first instinct was to run away. Not because of […]
July 13, 2018

Brisbane catch-up for young widows and widowers

Our local catch-ups are all hosted by widowed people who have volunteered their time to First Light Widowed Association Inc and understand how nerve-wracking it can […]
July 13, 2018

45% Parenting: a curse of the solo parent

An excerpt from Chris Martin’s blog, Just A Dad Not blowing my own trumpet here, but I reckon I’m doing alright at this parenting gig. Which, […]
June 14, 2018

Social anxiety and grief

An excerpt from Emma Hopkins-Curry’s blog, Widow Mama. So, I haven’t written in a while. I have wanted to, but kept thinking that it was the same […]
May 30, 2018

Snakes and ladders

An excerpt from Dani Holland’s blog, Three Chicks and a Hen I’m sitting on the train after dropping off my littlest girl at preschool, ready to get […]
May 15, 2018

Mourning guilt

An excerpt from Chris Martin’s blog, Just A Dad.  I haven’t cried in quite some time. I don’t know if that’s a good or bad thing. […]
May 4, 2018

Life… embracing our second chances

By Jo Smith-Hooker Friday, 13 April 2018 Many weeks after Daniel died, Bailey, who was 8 at the time said, “You know what Mummy? I wish […]