A 47 Year Old Birthday Story from My Little Mama

We were living in White Plains, NY, when I became pregnant with you, my first-born child. I happened to go to the gynecologist in Kankakee, though, because we were there for Christmas. He confirmed that I was pregnant, and my happiness went through the roof. I told Dad, and he looked really serious when he …

Unexpected Kindness

This is a guest post from my own Little Mama.  You can read her other guest posts HERE. I've been thinking recently about the loveliness of unexpected kindness. When someone does something so sweet, so unexpected, so deliciously surprising—for you—isn't it just the best? I'm the sort of person who likes to feel she doesn't …