Babbling on about being a mom

The folks over at Babble are celebrating Mother’s Day by celebrating leaning in to motherhood, and by recognizing the extraordinary women that are our own mothers. Their stories can be viewed here. There are some noteworthy contributors, including Sheryl Sandberg….

The simple things:  A memorial to Mom

The simple things: A memorial to Mom

Kerry Cannava Turner is a life coach, writer, and public speaker who lives a full and happy life with her husband in NYC.  On the 10th anniversary of her dear mother’s death, she shared this beautiful tribute on Facebook.  You…

Words of love and honor

Words of love and honor

Banafsheh Akhlaghi is a pioneering civil and human rights attorney, educator and social entrepreneur who lives in the SF Bay Area.  Today, in the following two posts on Mother’s Day, she honors her mother.   1)  Madar jaanam, my dearest…

The Ladies at Ocean Beach

The Ladies at Ocean Beach

On a cool & sunny day in early November 2011, my dog Lily and I walked along Ocean Beach in San Francisco for some fresh air and serenity.  It’s a great place to find both.  I left my phone in…

My last days with Hilda

My last days with Hilda

Kathy M. lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband Bill.  They have 3 children- Jay, 22, Sam 20 (both in college) and Annie 16.  Her 87 year old mother, Hilda, is the widow of her late husband Robert.  On their…

Carol & Lauren

Carol & Lauren

Lauren is an attorney and mother of four in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the youngest of Carol’s three children. Where to begin? There is no beginning as moms are a part of our lifetime fabric, and there is certainly no…