The Perfect Mom

When I was a young mother and new to the role, I never once thought I would fail. My husband I lived halfway across the country from either of our parents. We were on our own. So, the thought that I might not know what I was doing just could not creep into my mind....
Mommy’s In Timeout

Mommy’s In Timeout

I had dreamed of being a mother. Could not wait to hear someone call me Mom. Then came the day that I thought the term had been overused. “Mom!” “Mom?” “Moooom!” “Mommy?” I didn’t care how they said it I just didn’t want to hear that word any more.Furthermore, it...
When the Mom Becomes the Child

When the Mom Becomes the Child

There were times when raising my children, I felt more like the child than the parent. I sometimes felt helpless, bewildered, unprepared, frustrated and wondering if I was doing the right things. But I always felt hopeful. There was joy in watching my sons grow,...