Posts by Mary Kathryn Nader

8 Tips for Surviving Summer

The idea of summer usually brings pictures of sunshine, vacations, and fun, but for those who are grieving, summer can feel different and even depressing. Many families have shared with us here at The WARM Place that summer seems to intensify their grief. The activities they used to look forward to now have an element…

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Grieving on Mother’s Day

“Grief is love with nowhere to go.” A mom in one of our groups shared this thought recently. I had to write it down because I thought it was one of the best descriptions of grief I have ever heard. On Mother’s Day, both love and emptiness can be felt simultaneously. On Mother’s Day, we remember…

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