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Grief & Loss

Becoming a mother, after losing mine

By Sarah Rasheed
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How to spend Mother's Day when you don't want to celebrate – Option B

If Mother’s Day is painful for you, you’re not alone—and you have the right to spend it however you want. Maybe you’ve lost your mom or you don’t have a great relationship. Or maybe you’re struggling with infertility or the loss of a child. Here are seven tips to help you this Mother's Day. Share them with your friends and loved ones so they can support you in the best way.

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How to spend Father’s Day when you don’t want to celebrate – Option B

If Father’s Day is painful for you, you’re not alone—and you have the right to spend it however you want. Maybe you’ve lost your mom or you don’t have a great relationship. Or maybe you’re struggling with infertility or the loss of a child. Here are seven tips to help you this Father's Day. Share them with your friends and loved ones so they can support you in the best way.

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How to help parents who are grieving on Mother’s Day – Option B

The life-changing loss of a child can feel that much more profound on Mother’s Day. Here are 7 ways to help bereaved parents cope with a difficult day like Mother’s Day.

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How to help parents who are grieving on Father’s Day – Option B

The life-changing loss of a child can feel that much more profound on Father’s Day. Here are 7 strategies to help bereaved parents cope with a difficult day like Father's Day.

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What to say instead of “Happy Mother’s Day” – Option B

“Happy Mother’s Day” doesn’t apply for everyone—and can even hurt some. A traditional greeting might be a painful reminder for someone who has experienced illness, infertility, or the loss of a parent or child. Follow these 3 steps to be more thoughtful about your Mother’s Day greeting this year. #OptionBThere

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What to say instead of "Happy Father’s Day" – Option B

“Happy Father’s Day” doesn’t apply for everyone—and can even hurt some. A traditional greeting might be a painful reminder for someone who has experienced illness, infertility, or the loss of a parent or child. Follow these 3 steps to be more thoughtful about your Father’s Day greeting this year. #OptionBThere

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Michelle Palmer on regaining hope after sexual assault – Option B

Michelle Palmer works to help survivors regain a sense of hope in the aftermath of trauma or grief. This Q&A explores how to be there for loved ones who have experienced sexual assault and abuse, how we can stop victim blaming, and how to cope as a survivor. Palmer is a licensed clinical social worker and the executive director of the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing. Throughout her career, Michelle has worked with both child and adult survivors of sexual abuse and sexual assault, as well as other types of trauma.

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