Requiem for the Mother of the Bride

When you hear the word “requiem”, you always think death.  But in death, there is new life.  As the last chords of the requiem for the Mother of the Bride plays, a new life is indeed born.  Welcome, Mother-in-Law. Admittedly, I was never comfortable with my own Mother-in-Law.  She was kind on one hand, but…

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Care Packages for your College Kid

You’ve just brought your college student to school either for the first time or as a return student.  The tears have finally dried on Mom’s face, as she leaves her baby behind; and the tears are nearly dried on Dad’s face, as the sting of the tuition bill becomes a fading memory.  Especially if your…

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