Mother’s Day isn’t my favorite day. Yes, I’m a mother. Yes, I love my kids dearly and count every blessing that I have when it comes to them. It is an honor to be lovingly recognised by my kids. But Mother’s Day is hard. It’s as much about loving my life and blessings for me […]
This post over at (in)Courage made me really start thinking about my Mom. Mother’s Day always brings up tough feelings in me. While everyone else is putting ribbons on balloons, choosing flower arrangements, or making dinner reservations, I sit home with my memories. True, I am a mother, and my kids usually do the Mother’s […]
Some years are harder than others. This year is tough. Last year, not so much. I lost my Mom on February 5, 1994. I was 22 and 5 months pregnant with J at the time. 15 months prior to that, she had been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the jaw.