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Today we will be sharing an intense story that moved us and inspired us, made us value and cherish relationships, taught us to celebrate the small wins in life and most importantly reminded us to avoid focussing on the trivial issues which unknowingly are given too much importance.

It is about bereaved parenting  – an act of regeneration — picking up the pieces in the face of the devastation, and regenerating both a sense of self, and a sense of the family.

It’s a story of Mrinal Athavale Patwardhan who lost her husband and 2 daughters who lost their father unexpectedly due to a rare disease – Vasculitis. And in a span of 6 months, their life turned upside down. It’s A story of how these 3 women held each other’s hands and stood strong for each other to heal and move forward..

We discussed

  • Breaking the news to children
  • From being a Mother to a Parent
  • Calling the shots
  • Understanding the kids better
  • Escaping self victimisation
  • Dealing with grief
  • Asking for ‘HELP’ without hesitation
  • Life lessons & wisdom


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