A Note About Fathers Day

As childless women we dread the knowledge that it is nearing Mother’s Day.  We avoid certain shops and conversations – but what about our childless spouses and Father’s Day? Because men tend to be less vocal about their childlessness we sometimes forget that Father’s Day can be a very difficult holiday for them.  If they…

Even Strong Men Grieve

Men and women are different. Shocked? I doubt it. However, did you know that men and women grieve differently too? While there are now more resources available for individuals who are childless, they have tended to be written from the female perspective and to a largely female audience. One reason for this may be in…

Protective Factors Against the Pain of Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day seems to be that one holiday a year where women of all walks of life are divided on their feelings with respect to the day and what it represents. (Similarly with Father’s Day for men.) I have friends who are pampered and tended to on Mother’s Day, their spouse and children doling out…