The Nurturer

My mom came to stay with me after both my children were born and took care of me as I learned to take care of my own babies. During those overwhelming times it was such a comfort to know she was still there to mother me, give me advice, be a shoulder to cry on. […]

I Remember Her Kindness

In 2008, Kathy accompanied me back to Japan, and that memory will forever be etched in my mind. Because my husband, Adam, a US Navy officer, was deployed with the USN Carrier Strike Group 5, Kathy decided to travel with me, my two young boys, and my newborn daughter, Takara, to Japan. Her support was […]

Too Soon

A Poem for Grandma Kathy by Takara Welter