Dear May, I still remember when we first met. I was just 5 or 6 years old when you brought paper cones filed with flowers for May Day and the beautiful ribbons of maypoles. Since I lived in upstate New York, you took me away from the dreary winter into spring. Even when we moved […]
Marriage, family, parenting teens, caring for aging parents are some of the family relationships that are part of My Small World.
So today is Mother’s Day? My name is Kuleen, and it is ok if we don’t celebrate Mother’s Day, Valentines Day, my anniversary, or even my birthday. Celebrating those holidays just isn’t my thing. I know lots, probably most, people enjoy them, so I had to ask myself why I don’t care about those holidays. […]
The Sandwich Generation Merriam-Webster defines the Sandwich Generation as a generation of people who are caring for their aging parents while supporting their own children The latter half of the 20th century brought fantastic things to our world. Birth control freed women to pursue careers and delay marriage and childbirth. Modern medicine brought treatments for […]
‘Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten. My husband is the director of our public library. We live in a smallish town, so either his name or picture are often in the local newspaper. In other words, he is one of our community leaders. Today, my husband was organizer of a […]