Mother’s Day is coming soon — maybe too soon for you.
Sometimes serious issues can come between a mother and her child, and it can be devastating. If your relationship with your child is characterized by heartache, then this article is for you.
Whether you have a child struggling with addiction or mental illness or your child has pushed you away for other reasons, a day celebrating moms can be particularly difficult.
Moms on this kind of journey don’t look forward to Mother’s Day. I know. I’ve been there.
On days like Mother’s Day, I long for the past. Special memories flood my mind from when my daughter was little and wanted to cuddle in my lap. She adored me back then.
But those days are over. We can’t go back. We’re in a new place on the parenting journey — one of grief and loss, of shattered dreams, of letting go.
Dear Heartbroken Mom, there is someone who can help, whether or not your child takes action to make positive changes.
I don’t know when things will change for your child — only God knows — but until that day, be comforted by this: God sees you. He understands. He cares. He feels your pain, and He is close.
Ask God to give you the strength you need to take steps toward healing.
Don’t let grief overwhelm you this Mother’s Day. Here are some things you can do to help soothe your aching heart:
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