How to get through your first Mother's Day without your mom
It’s never easy to spend your first Mother’s Day without your mother. Emotions are running high, and reminders of the holiday can be found everywhere. It’s a never-ending bombardment of TV commercials, billboards, and emails from your favorite brands that can rekindle painful memories.
With all of the intensity, it can be tempting to ignore it, hide away, and allow yourself to be hurt. However, doing so is not always beneficial. Indeed, many psychologists agree that remembering your mother on Mother’s Day is the healthiest way to cope with your loss.
And why not celebrate Mother’s Day? There is no better time to honor her memory and reflect on all the wonderful times you shared with her throughout her life.
While it may be painful and difficult to accept the idea of celebrating Mother’s Day without your mother, here are a few ideas that you can try to remember your mother and make the day’s pain just a little bit more bearable.
Be that friend who cares!
Send them a gift to show them you care and are there for them. Sometimes gifts are the words you cannot find.