mothers and sons
Besides, you know, pee being everywhere.
Mostly because everyone can relate.
This weekend my older son and family came to visit for their son's first birthday celebration. Conversations covered many topics and reminiscing became part of the pattern of the days. As I thought about our moments I recalled a memory from long ago shared by my father and me.
This happened in 1982. Guess not much has changed. 7. Be aware of the female experience. 5. First Time. How to talk about
When I booked a memorial Mass for my mother, Mama Jean, at St. Patrick's Cathedral, it wasn't to pray for the repose of her soul. I was seeking a formal ritual to grieve, but I was also making up for the time I couldn't get her into St. Patrick's.
Angie claims she is scared of her 19-year-old son, Nick, who she says has a “long history of irrational and volatile behavior
When I was a kid, I tried everything. Soccer, baseball, football, basketball, rollerblading, it didn't matter. In 6th grade, I learned the trumpet; in 7th grade, I started dabbling in guitar; and in 8th grade, the junior high marching band lost their tuba player so I stepped in.
The most critical relationships in life are often those between parents and their children. Whenever such relationships are ruptured (or destroyed) by family tensions or an inability to communicate, it's easy to be haunted by film titles, song titles, and advertising slogans that evolve into angry ear worms.
The time is short now. Your cap and gown are hanging in the closet. Your graduation announcements have been ordered. High school is almost over. You are ready. You are more than ready.
"I hope you'll both be gentleman, because I think the world needs more gentleman. So I hope you'll both be the kind of men that open doors for others, that take your hats off at the table, that say 'please' and 'thank you' -- and that are kind."