When You Can’t be with Your Child. Two Ways to (more than) Cope with the Pain.

Four years ago, I held this little guy in my arms and have held him few times since then. Today, I'm especially missing my children and grandchildren.  I'm a mother of three and I have three adorable grandchildren. All live far from home. Konner, pictured here and his brother and sister live 1,548 miles from this … Continue reading When You Can’t be with Your Child. Two Ways to (more than) Cope with the Pain.

Parenting…When your Child Leaves Home

When a child leaves home, you will either experience jubilation or sorrow. I can’t relate with parents who celebrate their child’s departure from home. When my baby girl (child number three) left for college—forget the Kodak moment. This was a Kleenex day, and many more tissue days followed.Nothing in our married lives had prepared my … Continue reading Parenting…When your Child Leaves Home

Nesting with Cookies

I don't know why I didn't see it coming. I never even imagined such a thing happening. It never crossed my mind that when my three children grew up, they'd move far from home. Okay moms...didn't you pour your lives into your kids? Yep. That's what I thought. Some of us have very strong nurturing … Continue reading Nesting with Cookies