The Mama Vault

ME, MYSELF AND I. Staying Selfless in a “Selfie” World.

A few weeks ago I got off a plane and did the first thing most every woman does.  I headed to the bathroom.  As a rule, I never pass one up.   Of course there was a line because when isn’t there one.  That day all the gals in line wanted only one thing from…

I’VE GONE TO SEE THE ROSES. (A story from The Mama Vault)

For thirty-four years, I’ve thought of motherhood as it applied to me.  I’ve chronicled the ebb and flow of it–written about the continuous fine tuning of my  heart regarding the holding on and letting go of  my own  children.   All the while in the background, there was a letting go running parallel and concurrent…

The Mama Vault – #7 MISBEHAVING MAMAS

  Exactly what wouldn’t a mom do on behalf of her child?   Easy answer.   Nothing.   There is not a single, solitary thing we wouldn’t do to defend our babies.   Oh sure.  We mamas are mostly a fun-loving bunch.  We’re mostly happy to listen to reason when it comes to the subject…

The Mama Vault – #6 DIARY OF A HALLOWEEN HACK

  All of us go totally “bah humbug” over something.   Listen to me. One would be hard pressed to top my festivity for birthdays, July Fourth, Christmas and Thanksgiving—really most every single celebration I am one giant bundle of cheer and laughter and fun—but can we talk Halloween for half a second?   I’m…