Seeing the Light-Thoughts on Mother’s Day

Seeing the Light-Thoughts on Mother’s Day

I hated Mother’s Day. I made the cards. I said the things. But I hated it. I didn’t have the “World’s Best Mom,” the greeting cards were talking about. I know now my mother did the best she could. But back then, it was really uncomfortable to pretend. My dad…

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Motherhood Unexpected

Motherhood Unexpected

Motherhood is full of surprises:  The obvious shock of discovering it is far more work than I ever imagined, the exhaustion of the constant worry over the well being of someone other than myself, the dramatic realization that nothing could have prepared me for the intensity with which I love…

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