She Pushed Me

My Mother’s love was in Pushing Me. There were many times I wanted a kiss, hug, warm words of encouragement. But, my Mom loved to Push Me to be stronger, work harder, and to try to excel at everything I did. “The world is a very tough place Gladysita,” she would say, “You have to… Read More She Pushed Me

A Mother’s Work

This Mother’s Day, we went home to see my father. There were many pictures and belongings of my late mother still in the house. Her clothes still hung on hangers, her shoes in boxes, and her beloved knick-knacks sitting on shelves, in plain sight but collecting dust. In the weeks shortly after her death, I… Read More A Mother’s Work