Even Sick Moms Get a Little TLC from “Dad”

Even Sick Moms Get a Little TLC from “Dad”

Being a mom is often a challenging task. Being a sick mom  and taking care of sick children can be onerous. I’m living in that “o” zone right now. The only reason I’m writing is because I need to give my aching bones and muscles a break from lying in bed. While I was...

“What Do You Say?”

I received this mini-story in my email yesterday. I liked it so much I have to pass it on. As a wife and mother of three, and with the season of gratitude approaching, it made me smile knowingly.One day a man came home and found his house a disaster. The kids were...

The Retirement of Supermom

That’s it. I’m turning in my cape, abandoning my tights, and surrendering my mask. Supermom has officially retired. It has nothing to do with the fact that I recently turned 48 and the half-century mark is looming ever larger. Nor does it have to do with my gross lack...

The Nefarious Conspiracy Against All Sick Mothers

Okay, I’m going public. I’m spilling the beans. I’m blowing the whistle.Here it is: There’s a nefarious conspiracy against all sick moms across the globe devised and executed by a consortium of gnomes, fairies, and gremlins. Yes, I know it sounds crazy. But the...

“If Momma Ain’t Happy…”

There are major advantages in parenting a special needs child: First, you have a ready-made excuse to beg off parties you really don’t want to go to anyway. Not that we ever did that. Second, with a little cajoling–and a lot of paperwork–the government is...