Grief

When Mother’s Day Hurts

“Oh, no — May is here,” the woman muttered as she stared at her calendar. “That means Mother’s Day is coming.” She sighed. “It’s the worst day of the year…

Death in a Step family

I was in Tyler, Texas getting ready to stand before one thousand women when I got the call from my brother, Mark. “Dad has had a stroke, he is in…

Ten Tips for Helping Your Children Through Grief Over Losing a Loved One

{Editor’s Note: With this week’s death of dear Wynter, we asked Dr. Jennifer if she would share with you how to help children process and deal with grief. We know…

Tribute to the Memory and Legacy of Wynter Pitts

On July 24, 2018, this world’s loss became Heaven’s gain as Wynter Pitts, a dear sister in Christ who served on MomLife Today for many years, entered the presence of…

House of Mourning

{Readers, I wrestled all morning with grief, prayers for Wynter’s family have been on my lips constantly. All I know to do when wrestling with emotion is write…here is what…

Handling the Holidays During Loss or Grief

October through December can be an excruciating time of year for those who have experienced a loss. In addition to the death of a loved one, divorce, illness, family trauma,…

Arkansas Mourning and Hollywood Celebration

I am sitting on an airplane headed to L.A. to attend an event that is directly tied to my passion to speak into the lives of moms—a time of celebration….

Haste The Day

We kneel with each of you in prayer for the children … and their parents. Our hearts ache for the young lives, and indeed every life, lost in the harrowing…

Help Your Child Grieve a Family Loss

“I thank God for mommy, and daddy and Kerissa and Karina and Kellus,” my husband said, as he tucked in little Kellus for bedtime. “But daddy…” little Kellus said, interrupting…

Helping a Friend Through Pregnancy Loss or Grief

Three years into our marriage, my husband and I lost our firstborn, a daughter we named Molly Ann, to a rare brain aneurism that we didn’t know about until she…

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