How to Handle Work While Losing a Parent

Don’t do what I did

Lindsay Robertson
Jul 9, 2018 · 6 min read
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Lindsay Robertson

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Writer, editor, comedy nerd.

The Beginner's Guide to Losing Your Parent
The Beginner's Guide to Losing Your Parent
The Beginner's Guide to Losing Your Parent

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The Beginner's Guide to Losing Your Parent

None of us want to think about our parents dying. But it's going to happen to many of us way before we're ready, and there are so many things that can make this tragic event easier on everyone. Writer Lindsay Robertson, who lost her mother to cancer, brings a brain trust of experts and fellow travelers armed with practical tips and stories in the hopes of sharing what we wish we had known when the unthinkable happened to us.

None of us want to think about our parents dying. But it's going to happen to many of us way before we're ready, and there are so many things that can make this tragic event easier on everyone. Writer Lindsay Robertson, who lost her mother to cancer, brings a brain trust of experts and fellow travelers armed with practical tips and stories in the hopes of sharing what we wish we had known when the unthinkable happened to us.

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