A Mother’s Day Rumination About the Best Gift I Ever Gave My Mother

It made her last years happy and opened my heart. Lessons from a lifetime of attempting to see my mother as a person.

Photo by Sergiu Vălenaș on Unsplash

In 1993, decades after her death, in one of my “New Family” columns for Child, I wrote with pride about my mother’s relationship with my first born, Jen…

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Melinda Blau

Melinda Blau

Author of 15 books and over 200 articles and posts, here I prefer short reads— with a dash of humor— on relationships, social trends and adventures in Paris.