Mother's Day 2022
Mother's Day reminds some people of losses they don't often speak of, like death, separation, divorce,
infertility, illness, unfulfilled longing, disability, estrangement, neglect, rejection, abuse, and abandonment.
If this day is difficult for you, for any reason, be extra kind and soft with yourself. Sending lots of love
and wishes for a gentler Mother's Day than expected to all feeling tender from loss.
Worldwide Celebration of Remembrance To Honor Mothers Who Are No Longer Living
May 7, 2022 at 2:00 PM PST / 5:00 PM EST
If you are missing your mother or mother figure, you are invited to join "Motherless Daughter's" author
and coach, Hope Edelman, for the Worldwide Celebration of Remembrance To Honor Mothers Who Are No Longer Living event. Hope will share her annual Mother's Day letter to Motherless Daughters, and there
will be special guest speakers, a chance to win free giveaways, toast to all our mothers, and the
2nd International Circle of Remembrance. Join Hope Edelman, Claire Bidwell Smith, Kelly McDaniel,
and other guest speakers for this free event to explore:
How can we still honor our moms on this weekend?
How can we, if we have children, allow Mother’s Day to be about ourselves and her at the same time?
How can we find others who understand what this day represents for us?
Join in on May 7, 2022 at 2:00 PM PST / 5:00 PM EST.
The call is one hour, with a 30-minute Open Discussion period afterward for sharing stories about our moms.
Register for this FREE event at: www.motherlessdaughters.com/md-worldwide-call
Any questions? Feel free to contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mother’s Day often reminds people of losses they don't often speak of, like the mom who neglected, reject, abused or abandoned them. Moms are not supposed to leave or hurt their children, prefer substance addiction or a romantic relationship instead of their kids. Unfortunately, many do.
Perhaps a son or daughter had a wonderful mother who has died, is dying, or suffers from a disease that
has stolen the mom they were from them, and they are missing her on every level imaginable.
Many moms are grieving a child or children that died, included mothers who've lost adult children, teens, infants
at birth or by miscarriage. The hole in their hearts forever exquisitely tender and incomprehensibly deep.
Mothers who are estranged from their kids and/or their child has an addiction, mental illness, severe disability, or has rejected them or their family may ache for a call or visit home or the restoration of health and/or sobriety.
Some dream of being a mom but carry the heavy grief of that unfulfilled longing, whether due to
infertility, past abortion, miscarriage, medical conditions, or the fact that the family and/or marriage
they dreamed of never materialize.
If Mother’s Day is a difficult day for you for one of these causes, or for any reason, we acknowledge
your loss, sadness and pain. Your feelings are valid and real. It's okay not to be okay. Please be extra
kind and gentle with yourself today.
For all of you who are missing a special person in your life on Mother's Day, and every day you are not alone.
Sara J. Cobb
Founder, My Grief Connection
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