Sunday, March 29, 2020

Mondays with Mom

Donna Bunn James shares moments and reflections from her life as a caregiver for her elderly mom.

Mondays with Mom: Temperaments

I’ve been gradually going through Mom’s saved papers. This week, I found a wonderful set of papers from a class she must have taken...

Mondays with Mom: Time Changes

I love the “fall back” part of daylight savings time. An extra hour of sleep is always welcoming to my constantly exhausted, but exciting life!...

Mondays with Mom: Adjustments

In these articles, I talk a lot about the changes we encounter with Mom. We have to make so many little adjustments  with the...

Mondays with Mom: Dad’s 90th

This weekend, my siblings came to the house and we celebrated Dad’s 90th birthday. It’s hard for me to believe this man who still works...

Mondays with Mom: Homemakers

When Mom was my age, she was a Homemaker. That capital letter was intended; she was a member of the Georgia Homemakers Council. In...

Mondays with Mom: “Leet”

I think one of the most endearing things about older babies is their desire to talk They can vocalize all kinds of noises as the...

Mondays with Mom: Faithfulness

One of Mom’s favorite hymns is “Great is Thy Faithfulness.” She would often sing it while doing her chores around the house. When they...

Mondays with Mom: Arrived

It’s been a difficult week for our little community. Many of us are connected by blood relations and others are connected by church or...

Mondays with Mom: Black Cow

On Saturday night, September 7th, as I was traveling to Mom’s for the night, I had a (hopefully) random, once in a lifetime experience....

Mondays with Mom: Loss

During the week, I often consider what I’ll be writing about in Mondays with Mom. I look for things that are out of the...

Mondays with Mom: Aunts

Dad grew up in Zebulon, North Carolina, with two younger sisters. My aunts, Sandra and Susanne, still live in eastern North Carolina and made...

Mondays with Mom: Estate

Estate is an old word that most of us don’t use very often. It conjures up images of castles and land. Actually, we all...
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