Tag Archives: Mother’s Day

Boy in a Box or A New Twist on Mother’s Day

  When I first became a mother on March 25, 1974, it was the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. The Mother Gene was very strong in me from the get-go. And as soon as I looked into that little face … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Mother’s Day

Ah, Mother’s Day. A mother surrounded by her adoring family; pampered, taken out to dinner, showered with gifts and cards. At least that’s how Hallmark sees it. The reality? It can be a painful, hellish holiday for so many women. … Continue reading

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Appearance Counts

One week ago today, my mother passed away at home at the age of 96. My sister and I had the pain and privilege of being with her for the last two and a half weeks of her life. In … Continue reading

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