Tag Archives: motherhood

Look: We Need Flowers!

When I was a young girl, we were fairly poor. But, my Mom made it a priority to have a fresh bouquet of flowers in the house. They usually weren’t store bought, but were from the garden, or my Grandmother’s garden. For several years, … Continue reading

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Overcoming the time excuse

I used to say I didn’t have any time for Photography. Last week I sorted through my Photograph archives from the past 10 years. I captured thousands of images. The only thing I didn’t make time for was doing the … Continue reading

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A note on Mother’s Day

I was eating lunch with my childless friend and her husband recently, and I found myself venting about the rough week I’d had with my 3 and nearly 5-year-old. At the end of my rant, the husband said, “It must … Continue reading

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Birth Day: A Letter to Iris

I have a wonderful, large extended family. On one side of my family, there are 23 cousins in my generation including step-cousins and spouses with 13 second cousins and counting. This week is full of Birthdays. On Monday a new … Continue reading

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What Does Mama Do?

I’ve been thinking a lot about Mothers lately. I know four who will become a Mother to 3 children in the next 4 months. One of them is a blogger I admire. The others are part of my very large … Continue reading

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Dressed Like A Mama

Several months ago my cousin told me, “You’re not dressed like a Mom.” I asked him how I was dressed, and he said, “Like someone kinda young, like in their early twenties.” This is funny because he is 21 and … Continue reading

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