Reflecting on the Day I Became a Mom

Reflecting on the Day I Became a Mom

On this day 32 years ago–October 2, 1981–I became a Mom for the first time. My son, Andrew James, entered the world on that morning at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, New Hampshire.   In attendance at the birth were my mother, due to her nursing career there at LRGH, along with other … Read more

My Mom Passed Away Six Months Ago

It doesn’t seem possible, but my Mom passed away six months ago today. My Dad is also gone, since September 2, 2002. It’s odd to think of myself and my three siblings as “orphans,” since we’re all adults – but one of the church leaders who led Mom’s memorial service talked to us shortly after … Read more

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