losing a mom

A World Where it is Ok to Grieve

By: Kate Atwood [Today is National Children’s Grief Awareness Day. It comes on the heels of the tragic terrorist attacks around the world. And while a lot of us are grieving a sense of loss of our own freedom by these attacks, hundreds of families are experiencing the darkest days of grief as they mourn…

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A Mother's Love: Cindy Schoell's Story

My mother was diagnosed at the age of 39 with breast cancer while she was pregnant with me.  I am now 39, the age she was at diagnosis, which has brought up many different emotions for me – anger, sadness, fear.  I have two beautiful daughters, currently ages 6 and 9.  My mother had two…

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A Mom losing a Mom

Amy Joyce, pictured above in 1992 with her Mom, has bravely captured the essence of what it is like to lose a mom in her article published last month in the Washington Post.  It is a must read for those of us who find ourselves still hearing Mom’s voice in our heads whether she died…

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For the Love of Moms

For those who have lost a mother or for moms who have lost children, May can be a difficult month. Today, in celebration of Mother’s Day 2011, we share with you a Facebook page that is virtually connecting those who have lost mothers. ‘Remembering Moms We Have Lost, but Not 4gotten’ invites others to share memories…

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