Shopping With and Without My Mother

May 5, 2016

Embed from Getty Images My mother and I used to go shopping in a typical mother-daughter sort of way. But, if you ever saw us weaving in and out of the stores, we looked anything but typical. Neither of us ever dressed the part of avid shopper. My mom was usually wearing a pair of […]

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Dear Mom…

May 8, 2014
Finish the Sentence Friday

A letter to my deceased mother in honor of Mother’s Day

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Yesterday, I Met Wonder Woman

November 19, 2013
Wonder Woman Covers

I recently published a post about our experience in waiting rooms and how they can mean more than just waiting. In case you missed it, click here to read it. The reason why I am bringing it up again, is that just yesterday, one of the other moms in the waiting room struck up a […]

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My First Mother’s Day Without My Mom (I Promise This Won’t Be Depressing)

May 9, 2013
English: Mother

So, if you read my previous post, you’d know my mom recently passed away. Which sucks, a lot. I’m not sure the reality of her being gone has fully sunk (or is it sank?) in yet, but I’m trying really, really hard to make her proud and get back to my life of writing, raising […]

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Super Mom Vs. Mediocre Mom

April 15, 2013
SuperMom Action Figure - the transformation

Do you ever feel like Mediocre Mom when you encounter a Super Mom, who seems to have it all together, including well-behaved kids, and a clean, quiet house?

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Someone To Brush My Hair

April 10, 2013
Hair Brushing

As a mother to three sons, I ponder the notion of whether one of my boys will fulfill the role of a “daughter” for me.

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