Parenting Our Parents in a Pandemic

A few years ago, when I found out my mother might have breast cancer, I ran to my bathroom and started dry heaving.

I love that woman fiercely. Her sick humor. Her mannerisms. Being in the kitchen with her. How she knows me in a way like no other.

She did have breast cancer and, as it turns out, it often doesn’t spread as quickly in older women so she came out of it…

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