My mum has a wealth of sayings one of which is “she didn’t lick it off the stones.” Today is Mother’s Day here in Ireland and I’d like to borrow her expression in relation to myself. I am the mother I am because of my mum. As a mother she’s been strong, brave, loving,caring,thoughtful and … More ‘I didn’t lick it off the stones.’
I remember when I was small, Mum, and not exactly a lady, sitting on your lap with Mike, as you told us a bedtime story. I remember a time, before Dad put in the central heating, you toasting bread as a treat, over the fire in the kitchen. I remember coming home from school to … More Mum I remember…
Have you an old post you would like to repost? In response to this post, asking if anyone would like to repost an old post I received a response from W.T.F. As today is Mothers Day in the United States, I thought I would post her post today. It is a Mothers Day post with a … More Second chance repost #2
Today’s letter comes from Me! A letter to my own Mom. Dear Mum, As I write I can hear you clearly as you say you like my blog but add with venom, “Don’t ever put me in it”. I am sorry Mum but as has happened on many occasions before, today I am not listening … More Series of letters. A Letter to my Mum.
This is a true story. It is especially poignant today, as today in Ireland it is “Mothers Day”. A few years ago, I was on a training course for a children s charity. Towards the end of the course, we were doing a night on loss. The idea behind the night, is that unless you … More Not Every Mother Celebrates Mothers Day!