Archive for Grieving a Mother

Growing Through Grief

Today we're welcoming WYG mental health intern Patricia Cole with a guest article about her personal story of growth through…
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Mother’s Day Grieving: A List of WYG Articles to Help You Cope

As Mother's Day approaches, I wanted to offer a new piece of wisdom from our travels. Perhaps something shared with…
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17 Posts to Help You Cope With Mother’s Day Grief

We've written quite a few posts related to Mother's Day. I guess because Mother's Day relentlessly happens once or year and…
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Lessons My Mother Never Taught Me

Lessons My Mother Never Taught Me

I'm writing this post from my front porch where I'm watching my almost nine-year-old daughter, Evelyn, teach my six-year-old daughter, Virginia,…
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Ongoing Relationships With Those who Have Died

I cling to scraps of my mother.  I'll take anything I can get. I’ve extracted all that I can from my…
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Sharing Memories on Mother’s Day

Last year around Mother's Day I read an article that has really stuck with me called Dear Kids by John…
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Spending Mother’s Day with Ghosts: Mother’s Day Grief

According to tradition, I will spend this Mother’s Day torn between life and death. In one hand I will feel…
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Grief, Emotion, & Major Life Decision

Grief, Emotion, & Major Life Decisions

I should start out by saying this post is not about some disastrous decision I made while grieving, so don’t…
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Dear Daughter: Mourning Lost Memories

Dear Daughter: Mourning Lost Memories

Dear Daughter, You will be 5 in a few short days. You’re starting preschool, you’re learning your letters, you can…
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