Motherhood – Dictionary.com defines it as:
1. the state of being a mother; maternity.
2. the qualities or spirit of a mother.
3. mothers collectively.
4. having or relating to an inherent worthiness, justness, or goodness that is obvious or unarguable
In reality, it is so much more. One’s journey through this wonderful existence is the only way to fully understand it. When growing up I had a solid relationship with my mother. Of course, we had our ups and downs, but we had a strong bond. I aspire to live up to her caliber of motherhood.
This year, I have decided to honor her spirit by quoting moments of parenthood from my favorite book series. Diana Gabaldon, being a mother herself, has written the most eloquent sentiments through her characters in Outlander. Continue reading Motherhood: A Most Outlandish Journey of Life
Outlander: A Place to Find Refuge During Life’s Most Unexpected Moments
Have you ever been faced with a difficult life moment and without conscious knowledge or thought turned to the Outlander series as a place of refuge? Not under the best circumstances, but I found that this happened to me while sitting at the Ophthalmology office waiting for the physician to look at my son’s newly stitched, three-inch eye-lid laceration. The depth of the laceration unfortunately led to the exposure of the lacrimal gland, causing additional complications. An unforeseen accident, we were faced with surgeons and a series of doctor appointments that were not only stressful, but also terrifying in the process. I have often heard many fans describe the Outlander series as place to find sanctuary or comfort when faced with difficult life events. Here I was sitting in the doctor’s office, having the same experience that I have often heard from many other fans. Continue reading Keep Calm and Love Bees: A Personal Link Back to Outlander
Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February. As we observe this holiday, Sass3 wanted to take a step back in time to remember the story of how this holiday began and, of course, find our link back to Outlander. This blog will be filled with history and fun facts. Come take a look and test your knowledge of our American history and Outlander! Continue reading History and Outlander – A Perfect Match For Presidents’ Day