Tag: Mom of gay child

The Intolerable Case of the In-betweens

I’ve got a bad case of the in-betweens. I am: in-between draft 2 and draft 3 of the sequel. (Or sequel 2.5 as I like to call it). in-between the miracle of signing a publishing contract and the workload that follows. in-between aspiring and achieving. And I’m restless. I crave that unrelenting drive to write that typically fuels me. I…

Create a Little Space Today.

Last week I cleaned my mother’s closet. She needed space. For her shoes. For her clothes. For her walker to go in front of her as she prepares to leave the rehab facility where she has been recovering from back surgery. So out went the boxes of paperwork she had collected over the years and which had taken up residence…

Mom & Dad, it’s okay to admit it.

You’re hurting too. This was the picture (or something that looked quite like this picture) that you imagined the day you first held your child. You had so many images in your mind: your child’s first steps, the first day at school, the first crush and date, prom, falling in love, getting engaged and the best dream of all: dancing…