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Tagged: Mother’s Day

I Am Always Kurt’s Mother

Being a mother who has lost a child, holidays like Mother’s Day can be especially difficult.

By Lisa Brattain, AFSP Senior Director, East Central Division

I Don’t Miss Mothers’ Day: Mourning a Mother’s Death by Suicide

My mom knew she could be a handful. She had a psychiatrist she would occasionally go to, not for serious therapy – just an occasional pat on the head and some sleeping pills. Each May, as Mothers’ Day approached, she would give me tongue-in-cheek advice on how best to “handle her” on the upcoming holiday.

By Brett Wean, AFSP Senior Communications Writer