Today, the United States is STILL one of the few countries in the world where paid maternity leave is not mandated.
This is a major sticking point for me, but it's just the most obvious symbol of what is actually a very insidious attitude toward child-rearing and motherhood in general.
I read the hospice manual cover to cover, the suggestions about memories to share, lessons learned, what your loved one taught you. I walked into the hot room with my phone playing Mahalia, and then had a better idea—to call my friend Wintley Phipps, the renowned gospel singer, and ask him to sing to my mother a cappella.
He Face Timed from his kitchen table in Florida at in the morning.
One lesson she taught us the most, was how seriousness about our spiritual beliefs could provide us with a substantial, stable and structural lifestyle.
My mother's heart is at its purest when giving.
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My mom never did see the money that was due to her.
Despite the incident she still gives and encourages others to give, whether is it a donation, or volunteering your time in your community.