mothers

http://www.compassionatejourneyhonoringourmothersstories.com/

Five Maine women have written Compassionate Journey: Honoring Our Mothers' Stories, a collection of stories that delve into what it means to be a mother, a daughter, and how we can understand the complicated love that binds generations.

Leading into Mother's Day weekend, we hear from these women, discuss the unique role that mothers hold in our society and hear stories from our listeners.


Remembering the Labors of Mothers

May 12, 2014

This Sunday, families everywhere will be celebrating the special mothers in their lives. Young and old, living and dead, mothers' roles evolve over a lifetime.  Essayist Kirk Read remembers the labors of the mothers in his life.

  Kirk Read is a professor of French at Bates College.

(A transcript of this essay is not available.)