mother’s day

the reason to call your mother: feeling loved

May 8, 2016
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What do I, as a mother on Mother’s Day, want my children to know? To know for real, down to their bones? 1.Be the host of your life. Hold hands, give hugs, introduce yourself, capture every moment because it is yours to curate. Include yourself as a member of a community because the people you […]

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love happy, fierce, and vulnerable: like mom

May 10, 2014
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My step-mother was a bra-burner and a banana bread maker. For years I wanted her to choose. Now I’m eternally grateful that she did not. If I take a lasagna to a sick friend or a new mother it is because my step-mother taught me to do so. But she never let artful domesticity keep […]

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sister mothers and the gravity of mother energy

May 11, 2011
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          I’m bringing this post back from last year. It’s still Mother’s Day at my house because I feel the gifts of sister-mothers. I’m a little overwhelmed with 2 graduations in my home: my own and my daughter’s. So when a new friend, Marcia, said, “Let me help you plan her party,” I felt a […]

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sister mothers

May 9, 2010
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          I’m bringing this post back from last year. It’s still Mother’s Day at my house because I feel the gifts of sister-mothers. I’m a little overwhelmed with 2 graduations in my home: my own and my daughter’s. So when a new friend, Marcia, said, “Let me help you plan her party,” I felt a […]

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