Caring For A Mom With Alzheimer’s

Not long ago, I was helping a friend behind-the-scenes at an event, and one of the featured guests had Alzheimer’s. We were expecting her to show up at a certain time for hair and makeup when we received a call from her husband. She had jumped out of the car they were in, and he ...

Is It Ever Too Late To Heal The Relationship With Your Mom?

A story my girlfriend shared with me the other day about a phone conversation with her mom... “Tell me what you want from the house when I go.” “Go where?” Bree said to her mom. “You know, when I die.” “Die!? What’s wrong?? Are you sick???” Bree panicked. “No. I just want to be prepared.” This was so weird. “I can’t, ma, ...

SURVIVING THE LOSS OF YOUR MOTHER

He’s struggling. It’s evident by his Facebook posts. Sometimes the sadness oozes from the page like tar. Heavy, black and thick. In those moments you’re overcome with sadness too because losing a mother is that thing that we all know is going to happen, but we choose not to think about. Or we simply deny. ...

SUPER NATURAL CHILDBIRTH

It was the worst pain of my life. Think electrocution. Every 10 seconds. My body was vibrating like one of those phone pagers from back in the day. I stood in the middle of the floor taking deep slow breaths, leaning on my husband. At its worse, I thought I would die. Apparently my mother did too. ...