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Mothers Day Grief

Between Childless and Child-free

Rev. Michelle L. Torigian | Posted 07.10.2014 | Religion
Rev. Michelle L. Torigian

Being a woman is more than a mother. It's being the person God calls us to be bringing love into the world. I have moments of mothering, and I thank Mother God that I can fill that space from time to time.

Being the Mother of a Child Who Died -- On Mother's Day

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 05.10.2014 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

I am the mother of a child who died. And that makes Mother's Day very hard. Other days of the year you can pretend that you are an ordinary person and that life is normal. But not on Mother's Day.

How a Motherless Daughter Gets Through Mother's Day

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeryl Brunner

As this Mother's Day looms, I think about how other motherless daughters cope. How can we feel included and feel better?

Dealing With Grief On Mother's Day

Wendy Litner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Litner

I know others take comfort in visiting lost loved ones, but it doesn't really do much for me. I don't believe my mom is really there. My mom isn't anywhere.

Parentless Parents: Strategies For A Better Mother's Day

Allison Gilbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

The truth is, being a mom hasn't removed the part of me that was also a daughter, and sometimes Mother's Day is just a painful reminder of her absence. So what can one do to make Mother's Day less painful and a lot more joyful?