Mother’s Day when your child is dead

May 12, 2017 at 1:14 pm | Posted in Grief, Love | 4 Comments
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There are no rules for Mother’s Day without your child/children.   We miss our children every day but some days are harder than others.  This is one of those days.

  • Remember that you are and always will be a mother.
  • Know you are not alone.  This club has many members.
  • The baby/child loss club is not the only one out there.  There are those without their mothers on Mother’s Day and countless other loss clubs.   Buddha’s story about the mustard seed sums it up perfectly – “in the whole city, in the whole world,  there is not one family, not one person free from the certainty of death.  It is the way of all living things – we must at some time leave one another.”
  • Do one thing (no matter how big or small) for yourself – even if that one thing is crying or showering.
  • Honor/remember your child.
  • Hug your family and friends a bit tighter.
  • Talk about your child.  Say their name (or names).
  • Be kind to yourself.

I hope that you all have the best day possible.

 

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  1. Wonderful thoughts that should be considered by many. May you be able to spend your Mother’s Day with family and friends. Much love! xoxo

  2. This is a beautiful, sweet gift for you to share with others, Lanie. I wish you a day of beautiful moments and memories.

  3. I hope that you have the best day possible too. Xx

  4. Good wisdom all around. I will be missing many mothers this Mother’s Day, and will also be thinking of you and your children.


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