Category: women of substance

My Personal Mother’s Day

I grew up in countries that place a high value on Mother’s Day. The cynicism that has developed over the last two decades about this special day tears at my heart, especially after I became a mother myself. But today is different. It has nothing to do with the universal Mother’s Day and is my

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Escaping Towards Family

Most people tend to run away from relatives when they come visiting, or at the very best, go deep into hiding. Work, meetings, emergencies, out-of-town trips always provide the perfect excuse to vanish and not go through the motions of sitting with people whom you know  you are related to but have nothing in common

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