Mothers and daughters: Nativity set

Hickman, Martha Whitmore
December 1996
Christian Century;12/18/96, Vol. 113 Issue 37, p1256
Relates a mother's continuous grief for the death of a daughter. Recollection of intimacy with the child; Setting up of the nativity set; Consideration of sons' wives as daughters.


Related Articles

  • Exploring theories of grief: personal reflection. Fahey-McCarthy, Elizabeth // British Journal of Midwifery;Oct2003, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p595 

    Relates the author's personal experience of the impact of the stillbirth of her daughter. Bereavement experience using the established traditional understanding of grieving; Bowlby's attachment theory; Importance of reflection in developing understanding; Relationship between reflection and...

  • "I lost my mum to cancer at 16".  // Dolly;Nov2012, Issue 503, p81 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of coping with the loss of her mother who died of cancer when she was just 16.

  • Tears and Soil. Leegard, Marj // GreenPrints;Spring2006, Issue 65, p46 

    Relates the author's experience in losing her daughter to cancer. Seasons associated with death and life; Recollection of how her garden gave her a place to mourn for the loss of her daughter; Reaction of the author's friends to her grief.

  • My mother, my mirror. Futoransky, Luisa // UNESCO Courier;Feb2001, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p4 

    Probes the relationships between mothers and daughters and the dimensions it has taken in Argentina's traumatic history. Characteristic of mothers portrayed in a photograph exhibit by women photographers from around the world; Emotions surrounding mothers and daughters relationships; Argentine...

  • Patrícia's Stories. Rattey, Julie L. // Catholic Digest;Feb2007, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p100 

    The author relates the experience of a girl named Patrícia from Amapá, Brazil who was coping with the death of her mother. Patricía's 12-year-old cousin, Kelly, promised to take care of her. The girl considered stitching as way to recreate the stories told by her late mother. Her cousin...

  • life after deb. Webber, Deb // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);6/26/2006, Vol. 58 Issue 26, p104 

    The article provides suggestions for a mother who is mourning from the death of her daughter from leukaemia. In this article, clairvoyant Deb Webber interprets the message that the daughter wants to convey to her mother. It discusses the heartache of losing a child.

  • Motherless mothers: Maternally bereaved women in their everyday roles as mothers. Rowe, Bethwyn; Harman, Bronwyn A // Journal of Family Studies;Apr2014, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p28 

    Motherless mothers are women who lose their mothers to death prior to having their children, and therefore raise their children without the maternal support and guidance afforded to many women whose mothers are still alive (Edelman, 2006). A qualitative research design was used to gain an...

  • The Face of Grief. Stuck, Nona Martin // O, The Oprah Magazine;Aug2003, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p129 

    Presents an article on the experiences of a mother in losing her daughter to an automobile accident. Description of the sorrow felt following the death of her daughter; Way by which she dealt with grief and loss.

  • Mourning Glory. Roberts, Selena // Sports Illustrated;3/8/2010, Vol. 112 Issue 10, p76 

    The author offers opinions on woman figure skater Joannie Rochette of Canada. Rochette's decision to continue competing at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia despite the sudden death of her mother during the event and her subsequent bronze medal is seen as a reflection...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics