This event is part of the Motherless Mother's Day series. All Motherless Mother's Day events are by donation and ALL funds generated will go directly to each individual event's host. You will receive a link to donate directly to your host in a follow-up email from the organizer.
Join us for a conversation about being a motherless daughter while raising children.
Special guests Claire Bidwell Smith, Hope Edelman, Susan Lieu, and Megan Carmichael share stories, memories & more.
Claire Bidwell Smith is a therapist specializing in grief and the author of three books about grief and loss. She offers online support and writes and speaks regularly about loss.
Hope Edelman is the author of seven books, including the bestsellers Motherless Daughters and Motherless Mothers. She speaks all over the world about mother loss and is a certified coach specializing in the long-term effects of early loss. She lives and writes in Los Angeles.
Susan Lieu is a Vietnamese-American playwright, solo performer and activist whose parents are Vietnamese refugee nail salon workers. Her first theatrical solo show, “140 LBS: HOW BEAUTY KILLED MY MOTHER” it is the unfortunate true story of how Susan’s mother died from plastic surgery malpractice when Susan was 11 years old.
Megan Carmichael works with individuals and businesses to develop tools and share ideas that help people navigate the intersection of death & our daily lives. She writes a newsletter for parents, offers advanced planning and at-need funeral arrangements and owns a private cremation scattering garden in the Mojave desert.