Tag: mother’s day

A Mother’s Day Tribute To My Grammie

I’ve been lucky enough to have some wonderful mother figures, in addition to my own mom, who have helped guide me on my journey through life. One of the most influential of these women was my maternal grandmother, Beverly, affectionately called Grammie by her 8 grandchildren. She taught me so much during our 27 years together

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Teaching My Daughter About Kindness

I didn’t really have big plans for mother’s day yesterday. I was happy just hanging around doing the same old thing. I went for a run in the morning and decided to head to the Odiyana Center for a Sunday meditation class. Turns out the meditation was specific for mother’s day and focused on remembering

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Home is where Mom is

This post is co-written by bloggers – and sisters – Gena Golas and Christa Allard. There’s a saying “Home is where Mom is” and we agree, even though we both have long since moved out of our parents’ house and created homes of our own. Still, there’s nothing like those childhood moments to make you

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The results of a Working Mom (36 years later)

Today is a tribute to my amazing mother who somehow raised four daughters (and well), worked and kept her sanity. Being a mother now I have absolutely no freaking clue how she did not have a nervous breakdown or screw us up big time, but somehow she survived and has come out on the other

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My Mom is Awesome, But My Grandmother is Awesomer! (yep, new word)

My mother is an amazing woman. She was among the first to graduate from Johns Hopkins’ nurse practitioner program, she earned her master’s degree while in her late 40’s, and, for more than 25 years, she ran a highly regarded clinic for children with genetic diseases at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Her research has been

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