The Mournful Mother

Mother's Day is a celebration honoring motherhood in all forms; be it biological, step, adoptive or bereaved. It marks the point when one becomes a mother in the eyes of another. A holiday noted by children making handprint shirts or mugs that announce "world's greatest mom". Flowers sent, cards given, meals gathered around this woman—this … Continue reading The Mournful Mother

My Sad Son

Kanin turns five in a few short weeks and the last six plus months have been extremely difficult for him. With Josh geo-baching and then subsequently going underway for a couple of months —while in a new location— has taken a toll on him. Everyday since Josh went to Groton, Connecticut, Kanin has told me he … Continue reading My Sad Son