Happy Mother's Day!

As Mother’s Day approaches, I’m becoming particularly emotional. I’ve been experiencing a roller coaster ride of feelings as I lament my motherhood journey, and those who impacted my role as a mother, in the days leading up to the big day in which we celebrate moms. The anticipation of the day brings back a plethora... Read more »

My Silver Linings Playbook

Excelsior.  Excelsior. A font type. Finely curled wood shavings used especially for packing fragile items. The moniker of a ship on Star Trek.  The motto of the state of New York adopted in 1778 (ironic when we consider the events of September 11, 2001).   Onward and upward. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Walt Whitman both... Read more »

The Joys of Motherhood!

The Joys of Motherhood!
Oh, the joys of motherhood! If there was an official checklist to validate that a woman had been officially indoctrinated into the world of motherhood, it might go like this: Sleepless nights. Bags under the eyes; Yellow-green, mushy, vinegary smelling baby feces caked under her not-so-beautifully manicured nails. Maybe your mommy checklist includes rocking that... Read more »