Category Archives: family

Caregiver Rollercoaster

It has been a bear of a week. We had some health scares which sent my emotions running down the same dark road that was reminiscent of those trying times I traversed with my mom. Dad has always been the strong and … Continue reading

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Dancing in my heart

Hubby was away, traveling in Texas with family to celebrate a significant accomplishment for his niece. Lil’ K and I kept each other company and snuggled in bed together. She laid her head on my chest and said, “Mama! I … Continue reading

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Preserving the Past

Fond memories of family gatherings are so becoming faded like the old photographs tucked away in albums. I recall, as a child, enjoying the company of uncles, aunties, and cousins — especially during the holidays. My mother always roasted a … Continue reading

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Journeys through the Valley

I’ve been walking through a valley for some time. It gets pretty dark in this valley at times. Lonely, too. As an only child, I feel like I am making this journey mostly alone. When I told Lil’ K that … Continue reading

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Since my mother passed away this past December, Lil’ K and I speak of her often. Lil’ K will bring up Baba multiple times throughout the day. “I miss Baba,” Lil’ K will start by saying. “I miss her, too,” … Continue reading

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