Category: Bereavement

Maddie’s Mission: Life after Loss

By Guest Blogger Claudia Marini My Worst Days Ever December 29, 2016 will forever be the 1st worst day of my life. It is the day that every parent fears. Two phone calls...

Parenting After Loss

By Laura Simon This is perhaps not the best day for me to write a blog post. In fact, the safest thing for me to do is to hunker down in my bathroom and avoid contact...

One in Four: Stillborn, Still Loved

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth Severson Mom, Mummy, Mae, Madre; a title that is proudly used by many, longed by many, and sadly, unrealized by many. On November 16th of 2016...

Caring for Our Parents & Lessons Learned

By Guest Blogger Becky Wright I recently received a text from a friend asking about my experience as a “family caregiver.”  Basically, the text read “How did you...

Ways to Remember and Honor Loved Ones Who Passed Away

By Anne Powers We ran this post on TMoM a few years ago, and Anne’s ideas are still wonderful reminders today. For those of you who will be remembering loved ones...

The Best Gift of the Season

By Rachel Hoeing This blog was written by Rachel five years ago, but it is something that we think is worth sharing over and over again. Rachel has said that this gift...

Sadness, Grief, and Depression: There is a Difference

By Guest Blogger Gray Moulton, LMFT, CST Therapist There has been much discussion in the media and in our social groups lately about depression. There is a constant need...

On Loss and Living

By Guest Blogger Tracy Mohr Mrs. T’s note to my Aunt Barbara arrived in our mailbox this summer, addressed in shaky handwriting on a bright teal envelope. I...

What Not To Do

By Rachel Hoeing Last week I read yet another blog about “What Not to Say to Someone Who Has Lost a Loved One.” I have come across numerous blogs like this...

When Life Isn’t Fair

By Guest Blogger Molly Kramer March 18, 2012. Nearly 38 weeks pregnant with our second child, I was frantically packing the hospital bag that I had been putting off for...