Dottie Menkhaus was 16 years old when she lost her mother to breast cancer in 2003. Dottie started attending a Motherless Daughters Ministry (MDM) support group in 2018. Since then, she has enjoyed attending various MDM events, sharing her story and listening to others. Dottie enjoys writing for the blog and sharing her experiences with her own mother loss. She hopes that her writing can help others with their mother loss and bring them comfort. In addition to writing for the MDM blog, Dottie is a full-time employee of Givaudan Flavor Corporation. In her free time, she likes to play softball, golf, and go biking on trails. Dottie also likes working on creative projects with photos and video.