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Liz Faria

Liz Faria
Liz Faria is a social worker and mother to 3 young kids. Liz blogs about the joy and ridiculousness that is motherhood at A Mothership Down. You can also find her on Facebook.

Getting Through the Holidays Without Your Mother

Before my mother died, but when she was very sick, I was dropping my son off at day care. When we arrived there was another...

How to Prepare for Extended School Closings (And Not Lose Your Mind)

There is no getting around the fact that this is an extremely stressful time for all of us. There are concerns for our health,...

Raising Kids Without My Mother Is Much Harder Than I Thought

The pain of raising my kids without my mother startles me, sometimes. I’m surprised, not infrequently, that I can just be going about my day and then suddenly my loss hits me with a force that I’m not braced to handle.