One of the humorous sayings gracing a bottle cap in my new header. Funny…yes. But right now…bittersweet. For as I type…my daughter is making her way back east. Yes, I shed a few tears. Not alligator ones…never those. Only heartfelt…wrung from the depths of a mother’s soul. We were like friends, the two of us. Laughing, …
a pupil of ballet…then…and now…my daughter…hugmamma.
mothering and the holidays can overwhelm, but well worth the sacrifices…hugmamma.
parenting never ends…hugmamma.
Ynez Sines, Mexican sportscaster in the midst of a sexual harrassment suit against the NY Jets, maintains her right to look beautiful on the job. Her provocative dress may garner her more than just attention. The wrong kind might see her raped, or worse. My concern is for her safety…hugmamma.
“Live-life-large” in the moment applies to ballet dancers, as well as those of us going about our daily lives. Don’t look back; don’t look forward; be in the moment making it the best it can be…hugmamma.
“Hugmamma,” my user name was derived from an 80′s 0r 90′s children’s TV series, but has since evolved into a more personal representation…hugmamma.
Being a 61-year-old mom still needed by my 24-year-old daughter is a “job” I continue to cherish…hugmamma.
Decluttering our lives of past pain might ensure that we travel light into our tomorrows…hugmamma.
Long ago childhoods in Maui and Redding, Ct are now cherished remembrances of times that cannot be resurrected in the here and now…hugmamma.
Leo Buscaglia’s “The Fall of Freddie the Leaf” is a “beloved classic that has helped thousands of peole come to grips with life and death.” Not just for children, but for all of us…hugmamma.
Allowing ourselves the time to mature and grow old together, has made the “give and take” of married life not so hard to give, and take, after all…hugmamma.
Both sides of the mosque building debate in our country seem unwilling to show tolerance and compassion. Will America ever really stand for equality among its people? Could the “Aloha spirit” ever take hold as in Hawaii?…hugmamma.