Holding space for someone.“Take your time,” she said. “You don’t need to call the funeral home until you’re ready. Gather the people who will want to say their final farewells. Sit with your mom as long as you need to. When you’re ready, call and they will come to pick her up.” Plan X to save your kid- No questions asked. Teach them how to lie, if necessary, to escape a crappy situation. We've all been there.