loss

Nearly a third of new mothers go into debt due to taking maternity leave, while one in 10 cut their time off short to ease
Wendy Cope has released four full volumes of adult poetry since 1986, the latest being Family Values in 2011. Born in 1945
I have been lucky enough in my life not to lose anyone that I was really close to. Apart from my grandparents, who passed away in old age, I can thankfully say that my immediate family and all of my good friends are still here with me. Death is the one thing that doesn't grow easier with age and I can only hope that I am strong enough to deal with the inevitable when it eventually happens.
Saying goodbye to a parent is the most difficult experience I have ever gone through. You never really know how hard it will be until it happens.