Motherhood is dear to my heart and Mother's Day has become my favorite holiday because I get to celebrate the two people who have had the most profound impact on my life and a growing community of remarkable moms, a circle of sisterhood both within and without the Sweet Readers Communities. Because it's late in the day and this may get a bit windy, I'll start with that sisterhood of moms and end with those two powerhouses who have fueled my greatest joys and life lessons. As you may know, … [Read more...]
If you only knew. Lessons from my mother.
Written by Abe, Rose's Son. On my eighth birthday I received a green bicycle from my parents. I still have pictures of it. I would have slept with it, if I could. One day an acquaintance, around my age, asked to ride the bike. I allowed him. He drove off with that bike, stealing my most prized possession. I knew where he lived, and I told my mother what happened. It was on a Sunday, so my dad stayed with me while my mother went to talk to the mother of this young thief! Two hours later my … [Read more...]