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By Kelly Haramis
At my daughters' concerts and school performances, I see all the happy grandparents, snapping photos and bearing flowers. That's when I feel my own mother's loss most acutely.
No Man’s Land
By Kerri Padgett
Between the time we decided to stop treatment and the time my baby son died, I felt desperately alone — pulled between my ‘cancer family’ still fighting to save their children and the bereaved families on the other side of this battle.
Parenting After Loss
By Ellen Friedrichs
It can be hard to know if my children are reacting to their father's death — or if they're just acting their age.
A Race Against Time
By Suzanne Leigh
Throughout my daughter's illness — and in the aftermath of her death — my treadmill has been a loyal companion.
To Be a Motherless Mother on Mother’s Day
By Sarah Rasheed
Five years after my mom’s sudden death, the birth of my son returned to me something I had been missing.
How To: Talk To Your Kids About Your (Late) Parents
By Jennifer Richler
Five tips for talking to your kids about your late parents.
My Father, My Daughters
By Adina Kay-Gross
My twins were just 18 months old when my father died. Desperate for my girls to know him, I talk about him constantly. But should I?
Parentless Parents: A Primer
By Claire Bidwell Smith
Without mom or dad there to witness the milestone, the transition to parenthood can be fraught — but also healing.
Modern Loss’ Grief Reads
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Some Modern Loss-approved essays, articles, radio shows and multimedia features taking on loss and grief of all kinds.
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