Posts Tagged ‘Mother’s Day’

“I Saw His Heart”

May 26, 2014




Given that my dad succumbed to Alzheimer’s, I was especially touched by this On the Road segment from the CBS Evening News on May 23, 2014. Here is the transcription, courtesy of CBS News.


AS MAN’S MIND FADES, HEART COMES TO THE RESCUE

Doris and Melvyn Amrine

Doris and Melvyn Amrine


Remembering 60 years back is hard for anyone, but for Melvyn Amrine, it’s especially challenging.

Melvyn was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s three years ago. For his wife, Doris, it’s been hard to watch. But she says something happened recently to remind her that the man she fell in love with is (more…)

I Wish For You A Beautiful Life: A Mother’s Day Wish to Birth Mothers

May 18, 2012

Lori Anne Yang



This touching Mother’s Day tribute to birth mothers was written by my friend, Lori Anne Yang, for her blog, Mammaste. It is at once uplifting and heartbreaking, as one mother holds her child close while another loves from afar.




I WISH FOR YOU A BEAUTIFUL LIFE
by Lori Anne Yang

Quotes from birth mothers to their babies:



My darling, my other self . . .

                      I touched your cheeks and nose.

You were like an angel who had come from heaven.



I am a mother to five children. To three of them, I am not their only mother. They have birth mothers, and they have me. Today, as I write this on Mother’s Day, I can feel those birth mothers wondering about and remembering their children, our children. On each child’s birthday and on Mother’s Day I always stop to (more…)