Category Archives: Mother’s day

THE KIDS WHO CALL ME MOM

My children Joy, Amy & Bob I have been blessed by God with three wonderful kids.  Each of them is unique in their own special way.  This picture was taken several years ago.  Hair color has changed somewhat, time has … Continue reading

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DAYS IN THE LIFE OF A MOTHER

Every mom has a few funny stories she drags up once in a while to amuse her friends or remind her kids of how much fun it is to parent.  Our kids usually aren’t amused at the retelling, but that … Continue reading

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MOTHER OF MANY

“He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.”  Benjamin Franklin Well, Benjamin Franklin only had three children that … Continue reading

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SUPER MOM

The role of mother has changed over time.  The book of Proverbs describes what a mother should be – a virtuous woman who loves, teaches, guides, disciplines and gives her children the tools to get through life.  She should be … Continue reading

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I WANT MY MOMMIE!

Don’t you just love it when there’s a little voice trailing behind you saying, “Mom – mom, mommie, mother, ma, mom, mom, mom?  Little ones are constant sources of questions, needs, demands and wants.  “I want a cookie,” “I want a new … Continue reading

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ALWAYS A MOTHER

  Yesterday, my friend Lynn Abbott at inkandimage sent me a comment that inspired me to write this post today. When we think of mothers, we tend to visualize women with small children – struggling to get through sleepless nights, no time for themselves, laundry … Continue reading

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SUPER HEROES GOT NOTHING ON MOMS!

The media sometimes ends it news with one of those super hero stories to make us feel better after hearing all the garbage that fills our world.  We’re hopeful that someone will come and make things better.  We need someone to … Continue reading

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THE INNER WORKINGS OF A MOM

Maybe it’s something to do with my past or my fear of failure that’s driven me to be a worrier.  Maybe it’s something common only to women – especially when they become mothers.  Maybe it’s a combination of both these … Continue reading

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HOW DO YOU STACK UP?

Having just returned from our grandson’s graduation celebration, we were happy to discover he already has a “job.”  It’s just a taste of what he will do in his lifetime, but nonetheless he will be learning some great skills and gaining … Continue reading

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EVEN WHEN I’M OLD AND GREY

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©  “God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.  Now also when I am old and grey headed, O God, forsake me not; until … Continue reading

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HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

 

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THROUGH OUR CHILDREN’S EYES

When children are young, they look to their parents as super heroes – men and women of steel – those who can make all their boo-boos better and dry their tears when they are hurting.  When they get older, the … Continue reading

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THANK GOD FOR MY DAUGHTERS

                                       AMY                                                             JOY Mothers who have had a profound impact on my life include my beautiful daughters.  When I became pregnant with our first, the doctor had me convinced I was going to have a boy.  There were no ultrasounds then, … Continue reading

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AM I A SECOND GUESSER?

Yesterday Brandon Adams at https://brandonjadams.com, wrote a great post about mothers that prompted me to respond.  My motherhood journey was much like the one he spoke about in “To The Mother Who Second Guesses Herself.” It seems from the day … Continue reading

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HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY, SIS!

She entered my life just after I had turned five – a most traumatic experience for one of the most spoiled children in the world. After all, I was the first grandchild on both sides of the family tree.  I … Continue reading

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MY GREAT GRANDMOTHER

This post was originally posted in July of 2015, but I feel I need to include this amazing woman in my tribute to mothers.  She lived long enough to hold my firstborn in her arms.  What a blessing she was. … Continue reading

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SAD MOTHER’S DAY?

Soon we’ll be observing a day honoring mothers.  Let’s not forget those who have lost children and pray that this day will also honor them for their gift of life.  These are the ones who don’t find much joy in … Continue reading

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MY MOM

My mom was my hero.  No matter how lousy she felt – how tired or busy she was, I knew she was always available.  She didn’t wear a cape – she didn’t fly – she didn’t have x-ray vision, (although I believe she … Continue reading

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MY MOTHER IN LAW

My mother-in-law was a very classy lady, who dressed perfectly, with hat, gloves and all the proper accessories.  She was soft spoken, an excellent partner to her husband, a great cook, a wonderful mom.  I wanted to emulate her, because she … Continue reading

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LOST SOCK MEMORIAL DAY

THIS IS A RERUN, BUT ONE OF MY FAVORITE HOLIDAYS BY FAR. It’s a common dilemma.  We’ve all experienced it.  It can cause a mother guilt.  It’s raised many an eyebrow.  The lost sock is known by many but remembered … Continue reading

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