Moms Cry Too

Kirsten Brunner Loss

They need to see their mom crying. They need to see me struggling. They need to see me being human.

Handling My Son’s Cancer Like a Mom

Kathy Glow Loss

Any tough thing that comes their way, you will be there no matter how hard it is because you will summon that inner badass that lies within us all.

You’re Not Alone: Loss of a Parent

Morgan Armstad Loss

Losing a parent isn’t easy, and it gets no simpler with age; the thing we at Mamalode want you to remember when going through this grief is that you are not alone.

No Other Choice

Emily Page Hatch Loss

When my mom was sick, people used to tell her she was “so strong.” She knew they were well intentioned, but she hated hearing that. “What choice do I have?” she would ask.

I Can’t Unsee That Day

Debra Cole Loss

Our city bruised but not beaten. The indelible images impressed on my retinas are invisible to him.

I Watched The World Burn From Exit 12

Kimberly Zapata Loss

It was not until I saw the World Trade Centers burn, not until we saw the skyline — our skyline —swallowed by fire and smoke and soot, I grasped the gravity of what was happening.

From Loss Comes Life

Kathleen Sullivan Loss

Today, there was laughter. I wiped away tears from my eyes. We had come full circle.

There Is More

Lexi Behrndt Loss

This place refocuses me on the profound magnificence of this world, the trivial of the problems of this life, and the fact that there is so, so much more.

Why My Miscarriage Made Me A Mom

Katherine Stanley Obando Loss

That’s what mothers are. We are not all optimists in the cheery, rainbow sense. We are optimists when it comes to our own ability to endure