Category Archives for "Parents"

A Pledge for Caregivers Who Care Too Much

You know the old saying, “A woman’s work is never done?” Let’s declare that over, OK?  On this Labor Day, I’m thinking about the caregivers, most of them women, who work long unpaid hours. I’m talking about the women who give so much of their life away in loving, and sometimes resentful, duty.I’ve been a member […]

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Was Your Mother “Good Enough?”

It is Mother’s Day as I write this. I had planned to be off in nature by now, taking in my mother’s memory. Instead, Mom was with me this whole week as I struggled to find a way to write this post.  Ours was a complex relationship which ended too soon, ten years ago today. Mom […]

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