For a lot of us, Mother's Day is a happy, joyous event where we celebrate mom, or the special women our lives.
But for others, MD is difficult but can also be a way to honor and celebrate the death of a mom or child.
Bereavement and grief is hard, but finding meaning on MD, after a death, can help to ease some of the suffering.
The articles suggests a few ways to cope with Mother's Day Grief, such as:
Face your grief
If you are grieving the loss of a child or pregnancy on Mother's Day, the article hopes the following areas might help to explore:
Finding identity as a parent
Social expectations and awkward encounters
Coping strategies for Mother's Day Grief:
Treat yourself with kindness
Give kindness to others
Plan the Day Intentionally