Author Stacy Feintuch

Stacy was a stay-at-home mom/part-time preschool teacher whose life was turned upside down in 2011 when her husband passed away suddenly of a heart attack.  She is raising her two fabulous daughters, now ages 18 and 20, who are turning into wonderful young women.  In 2016, she started a blog about her experience as a young widow, The Widow Wears Pink. This led her to write for other publications including Huffington Post,, Scary Mommy, Grown & Flown, Kveller, Modern Loss, Thought Catalog, and many more. In 2018 she started Living the Second Act with fellow writer Mimi Golub. Today, Stacy and her daughters  are happily living their "new normal" while always keeping her husband's spirit alive.

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Our Chicken Soup Tradition

After my husband’s death, I had no desire to make chicken soup anymore. It made me sad to make it without him being able to enjoy it. And then my older daughter asked me to make chicken soup again…

The Tale of the Frizzy-Haired Girl

I spend a ridiculous amount of time blow-drying my hair in the morning, and by the time I walk the 50 steps from my car to my office, the frizz has ruined my efforts. Story of my life.

Do You Believe In Signs?

I would like to believe, but I have never been sure if “signs” from loved ones who have passed away are really possible. I sometimes think that maybe we just search for them to make ourselves feel better.

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