24 05, 2018

Keeping Memory in Memorial Day

By |2018-05-24T17:02:28+00:00May 24th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Ah, Memorial Day! The first long weekend of summer, when millions of Americans celebrate with backyard parties, beach trips, parades and general revelry. But is that what Memorial Day is really about? In truth, this is a holiday meant for remembrance. It’s a sober occasion, thinking about those who have lost their lives for our country, and the families they left behind. For many families bereaved of a loved one who was serving in the armed forces, the celebrations on Memorial Day are a painful reminder of loss. How do we honor the true meaning of Memorial Day? By acknowledging [...]

11 05, 2018

On Mother’s Day, Honor the Mothers without Children, Too

By |2018-05-11T07:23:05+00:00May 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

For all its commercial slickness, Mother’s Day is really a sweet holiday. It’s a time for us to reflect on all that our mothers do for us, and a time for moms to receive heartfelt trinkets that let them know their families love them. For those who’ve lost their mothers or moms whose children have passed away, there’s often a special tenderness shown, by those around them who are sensitive to their grief. Another group, though, is often overlooked. Women who wanted children but have suffered the pain of infertility and loss go unnoticed on Mother’s Day, sometimes because people [...]