Sympathy Gifts And Memorials - Cradled All the While is a beautifully crafted memoir in which the author recounts the story of her mother's death from cancer In the midst of career and . Lessons I learned about life from my mother's early death Naturally, the “gift” in this loss was not immediately apparent I spent the next few I felt that my time on this planet was finite That made me driven in a way that had little to do with conventional ambition. Melissa DeLoatch: A mother's final selfless gift Peter D Kramer 22, 2019 Video: Family speaks out on daughter's 7-Eleven death Melissa DeLoatch had given life to 6 kids and was pregnant with her 7th when she sacrificed her life for her family The family of Melissa Castillo DeLoatch talks about her death Feb 21, 2019, after being run down at a 7-Eleven in Haverstraw Tania Savayan, tsavayan@lohudcom. Showering our nearest and dearest with cards, flowers and gifts has become an essential part of Mother's Day, with Americans estimated to People in the US are expected to spend an average of $170 each on Mother's Day this year. Maternal death should not be a routine part of medical training We must fix the system that has failed mothers and those of us who care for . "My family is in my heart," said David Stromberg, a 3-year-old adopted by a foster family He was placed as a baby after the death of his mother The Stromberg family talks about the anticipation they felt while waiting to adopt a baby they were fostering David Stromberg, 3 is now a member Kathleen Galligan, Detroit Free Press. NASHVILLE — When my mother died in 2012, she left behind a huge her sudden death, I pulled out those reminders and read them again It’s hard to know what to say to people in mourning Say something anyway.