Archive for Grieving a Mother

The Complexities of Motherhood & Continued Bonds

I've been writing about my grief for my mother and how it has impacted my life as a mother since…
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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 Grief

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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Grieving the death of an elderly loved one

Grieving the Death of an Older Adult

Earlier this week, we published the article, Please stop minimizing the death of older adults.  It was admittedly a bit of a…
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She Grieves Too: Photographing Emotion

by Danielle Hunter When my Mom came home from the hospital into home hospice all she wanted was her dog…
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Becoming a parent After the Death of a Parent

Becoming a Parent After the Death of a Parent

After someone you love dies, almost all “blessed events” thereafter become a mix of happy-type emotions and sad-type emotions.  In…
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I Am Still Your Daughter...You are Still my Mother

I am still your daughter and, though I often feel motherless, you are still my mother. Our here-on-earth connection has…
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“Her absence is like the sky, spread over everything." - CS Lewis

After 12 Years, My Mother is Still Everywhere

My mother died twelve years ago on October 23rd and, though my actual memories of the days and weeks that…
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mother's day grief

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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