Our Moms Before They Were Moms

On the morning after the long night of my Mother’s death, my brother-in-law, who couldn’t be with us, sent us this photo. My siblings and I gathered around the computer and stared at my Mom’s youthful face in silence for a long time. Greg gave us a...
A Bittersweet Mothers’ Day

A Bittersweet Mothers’ Day

Today is Mother’s Day. I woke up wondering if I was going to get my usual breakfast in bed made by my sweet children with the supervision of their father. As the time went by and I waited, it occurred to me that if I wanted breakfast before Noon I had better get...

Happy Mothers’ Day to All!

Dr. John Grohol of PsychCentral put together a nice list of relevant articles pertaining to all things Mother’s Day, even those of us who have lost our Mom’s or who have a difficult relationship with our mother. If you’re a Mom like I am, I hope you...