Tag Archives: motherhood

Defying Gravity- Kerry- 1/2/17

Defying Gravity- Kerry E.B. Black 1/2/2017 Dear Reader: A beautiful Mom of my acquaintance posted to her private social media about an experience she had at the theatre. Hers mirrored many I’ve had with my S-Bear. S-Bear has Cerebral Palsy, sensory … Continue reading

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Planting Hope — Kerry – 2/15/2016

Planting Hope February 15, 2016 In February, seed catalogues arrive with their promise of spring. I have always enjoyed browsing, circling favorites, setting a budget, and placing my order. Pleasant anticipation and daydreams accompany my wait until the day the … Continue reading

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The Taste of Unspoken Words – Elaina – 7/30/15

The Taste of Unspoken Words- Elaina Portugal July 30, 2015 Dear Reader- It is a well known fact that speaking with your mouth full is rude. No one wants to see partially masticated food or hear the slosh of saliva … Continue reading

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Eleven — Colleen – 5/29/2015

Eleven 29 May 2015 She saunters down the street, all legs, slicked in sunscreen, her fifth grade class’ tie-dye t-shirt snugged in a neat knot on her small but blossoming hip. It’s Field Day today, and next week only two … Continue reading

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Dandelions — Kerry – 5/11/2015

Dandelions 11 May 2015 Dear Kerry, While outside enjoying a pleasant afternoon, my son rushed to me, a big grin on his ruddy face. Clutched in his grubby fist was a bouquet that reminded me of gathered sunshine. “For you, … Continue reading

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Pearls of Wisdom — Elaina – 5/7/2015

Pearls of Wisdom May 7, 2014 On Mother’s Day, it is customary for children to bestow gifts upon their moms: handfuls of dandelions, a masterpiece of art made at school, thoughtful gifts purchased with Dad’s money, and then as they … Continue reading

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Kerry 3/2/2015 – Graduating, 2015

“Graduating, 2015” Dear Kerry, You gaze at a photograph of the beautiful Kirsten, your cousin’s tow-headed daughter. She smiles with confidence, prepared to accept her high school diploma and march into the hallowed halls of academia. She banters about scholarships … Continue reading

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