Woman to Woman

Widow to Widow

  1. 13th June 2012
  2. Shirley Young (1938-2014)

What picture does the word “widow” bring to mind? Is it an image of someone pathetic, sad, drab—garbed in black and forever mourning?

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No “Girls Gone Wild” in Our House!

  1. 30th May 2012
  2. Nancy Hall (1951-2013)

Each year, when graduation time rolls around, I think back to my graduation night at a high school in Florida. It was customary for many of the graduates to take off to the beach after the ceremony, and spend the entire night doing whatever the young, immature high school graduates wanted to do. Of course, it was not a chaperoned event. Thankfully, I had parents...

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“It's OK To Be a Mom”

  1. 16th May 2012
  2. Jeanine Smith

When I was in sixth grade, I remember the teacher going around the room asking all the students what they wanted to be when they grew up. When it came my turn, I stood up and proudly said I wanted to be a mom and rear my children. I do not remember exactly what the teacher said. All I remember is the impression I got from her that I should "aim a little higher."

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Grandparents

  1. 02nd May 2012
  2. Dorothy McNair

Children, what do you know about your grandparents? Grandparents, what do you know about your grandchildren? Grandpa and Grandma can have a very special relationship with their grandchildren that will be with those young people for their entire lives. It takes special effort to stay connected in this day and age, when so many of us live so many miles apart. Even...

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