Guilt Articles

Regrets? We’ve all had a few. Whether its things you did and wished you didn’t, or things you never did and wished you had, the sting of regret bites hard. Actress Hayden Panettiere had the words “No Regrets” tattooed on her body in Italian. The problem was that she misspelled the word regret. Now she’s ... Continue Reading »
I did not raise my son, Sam, to celebrate Mother’s Day. I didn’t want him to feel some obligation to buy me pricey lunches or flowers, some annual display of gratitude that you have to grit your teeth and endure. Perhaps Mother’s Day will come to mean something to me as I grow even dottier ... Continue Reading »
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Guilt Trip

February 7th, 2012
Have you ever bumped into it? You know, the wall?  The one between the mothers who work and the mothers who, well, work…. 
what can’t see tell the difference? Well, let me just point it out to you. One has a whole lot of guilt, and well, the other one has a whole lot of ... Continue Reading »
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A Watery Path.

November 15th, 2011
Over the years Tears. She’s pregnant. She cried. “You have a boy”, again happy, ecstatic tears. Another two makes three. Three times more the tears. Tears from firsts, tears from lasts. Beginning school, of pushing away, tight embraces, overnight stays, and saying goodbyes. First hurts. Last glances Thankful tears for second chances. Tears from fears ... Continue Reading »