Missing Your Mom on Mother’s Day: Mothers Day Prep 2012 – Part Two

This weeks topic: To distract or dive in to feelings? That is the question. My advice: decide what kind of person you are and how you'd like to deal with this day.

Missing Your Mom on Mother’s Day: Mothers Day Prep 2012 – Part One

Mother's Day is 7 weeks away. When a holiday like this comes around, it's easy to feel left out. This year I'm going to post often about this topic to help all of us who need support. Here's a few steps to get us started.

Okay, mother’s day was hard. Like, really hard.

I realized that not a lot of people can actually understand what this feels like - to not have a mother and then to not have a mother on mother's day. It's like the entire world around you is doing something you can not participate in at all. Here's how it went for me.

It’s nice that Mother’s Day is coming up. But what happens if you don’t have one anymore?

Mother's Day is once again upon us. A perfect time to give your mom flowers or watch a funny movie together. But what happens when you don't have a mom anymore? I mean, you had one... but now you don't. My mom died in 2009. Cancer. I watched the whole thing. That's a whole long story, for another time. So what I am I supposed to do on Mother's Day?