March 4, 2017
Wildflowers Motherless Daughters Group
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Please check back for more details!
April 5, 2017
Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) annual conference
Hope will lead a half-day workshop on applying narrative theory to the bereavement and post-bereavement process.
Details to come.
Upcoming Motherless Daughters Retreats:
February 23-26, 2017, Ojai, California — for daughters who were up to and including age 20 when their mothers died.
April 20-23, 2017, Dahlonega, Georgia (about 70 miles north of Atlanta) — for daughters who were up to and including age 20 when their mothers died.
More information available at the Motherless Daughters Retreats page.
SELECT PAST EVENTS
October 27-November 2, 2014
Master Class “The Story Beneath Your Story”
Hedgebrook women’s writing retreat
Whidbey Island, WA
Six-day nonfiction writing workshop for women writers working on memoir or personal essays. Come to discover the larger themes and archetypes in your personal story, and learn how to convey your larger message to an audience. Class space limited to six. Cost is$2400, which includes workshop time, all meals, and lodging in your own handcrafted fairytale cabin in the woods. Seriously.
July 30-August 9, 2014
Turning Loss Into Service
Cuzco and Machu Picchu, Peru
A ten-day adventure to Peru with a group of motherless daughters and parentless parents, to volunteer in an orphanage in Cuzco and hike through the Lares Valley. This once-in-a-lifetime trip is in partnership with Trekking for Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to providing service to orphans and physical challenges for participants.
May 10, 2014
Motherless Daughters 20th Anniversary Conference
Marriott Marina Del Rey
Marina Del Rey, CA
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The first gathering of its kind!
A full day of workshops, discussions, and the annual Motherless Daughters Day Luncheon and Circle of Remembrance—with keynote speaker Cheryl Strayed, author of the bestseller Wild. Additional workshops by Claire Bidwell Smith, Jennifer Lauck, Allison Gilbert, Irene Rubaum-Keller, LMFT, and Laurie Lucas, LCSW.
Dubai, UAE Featured speaker at the opening of the Raymee Grief Center, the first children’s bereavement center in the UAE.