Surviving Mother’s Day When Your Mom Has Alzheimer’s

When I was growing up, we always celebrated Mother’s Day by going out to brunch or having a cookout at our house. I loved buying my mom flowers and finding her the perfect gift to show my love and appreciation. That all changed once my mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. As the disease progressed, I … Continue reading Surviving Mother’s Day When Your Mom Has Alzheimer’s

Mother’s Day for the Motherless

When I was about eight or nine years old, I saw a Mother’s Day ad for Boscov’s that claimed you could buy your mom a beautiful gold locket for just $0.99. Holy crap! Just $0.99?! I immediately decided that I wanted to get my mom that locket for Mother’s Day. I was so excited to … Continue reading Mother’s Day for the Motherless