Posts Tagged: mother’s day

A surprisingly pleasant Mother’s Day

Families. Some families are all about love. And some are filled with aggravation. More likely, if yours is like mine, they are filled with both. And, what better time to show both sides than at family get-togethers. But, I got a shock this year. Because I had a surprisingly pleasant Mother’s Day. Generally, our holiday… Read more »

Card to imagine

I don’t know if it’s a symptom or simply a coincidence. For the first time in many, many years, I’ve been left with a shortage of viable Mother’s Day cards. There are plenty of Mom’s day cards for Moms (and other family members), but fewer than ever for other Moms. And few, if any, of… Read more »

Moms, moms everywhere…

…and a card for every one. I am surrounded by plenty of Moms.  As all of you are, too.  My Stepmom is all that remains of the family group, but there is my sister (Mom of 2) and plenty of good friends (Moms of many). I have known some of them all my life and… Read more »

Happy Mother’s Day!

Mom week concludes… Today is the day.  Celebrate your Moms of the past, Moms of today and Moms of the future. In the past year, three good friends have become Moms for the first time and it has been special to watch, listen and read about their adventures in motherhood.  The universal constant among all… Read more »

“Don’t make fun of your Grandma!”

Mom week continues, with a tip of the memory to the previous generation. Before I get into telling tales of Mom, no tribute would be complete without some thoughts and smiles about Grandma. After my parents divorced, visitation to Dad and his side of the family took the form of my sister and me spending… Read more »

Moms

This week ends with Mother’s Day, so I think it’s an appropriate time to dedicate this week’s posts to stories about Moms. My parents divorced when I was very little and my Dad remarried shortly after that, giving me two Moms for most of my life.  As was customary in those days, my sister and… Read more »