Stages of Love: Mother Love

Stages of Love: Mother Love

More than 137 years ago, my great grandparents Amand and Estelle Fey received “The Stages of Love” as a wedding present. That sweet series of five painted postcards hung in their house for 68 years, until Estelle died at 87 and Amand followed two weeks later. He was 90. My mom loved the artwork as [...]

Love is…

Midway through a somewhat miserable day, I scrolled through my Facebook newsfeed and saw this: My heart swelled. Jovie is a sweet little toddler who gets cuter every day. David is her father and Jessica, who posted this, is her mom. Sometimes, we find love in the unlikeliest places. Tuesday, I found it on my [...]

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo

Salaga-doola, menchika-boola, Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo. Put them together, and what have you got? Four of the best women we know. Here's what I can tell you about my children's godmothers: They understood the commitment they made to our squirmy little babies was lifetime. So, in honor of Mother's Day, here's to them! Here's to the guidance givers, [...]