Tag Archives: Mother’s Day

A Letter To My Daughters

Dear Emma and Clara, This coming weekend is Mother’s Day–my tenth as a mother. You will shower me with homemade gifts and sweet cards, but it is you, my daughters, who I want to celebrate. And whom I want to … Continue reading

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Do This! Motherly Advice

(Based on the essay “Motherly Advice” posted May 8, 2011.) What is the best advice your mother ever gave you? Any good one-liners? Expand on this: What advice do you most want to pass on to your children, nieces, nephews, … Continue reading

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Motherly Advice

(I am posting this essay two days early in honor of Mother’s Day.) “Part of the reason [motherly advice] bugs us as daughters is because our mothers are so powerful in our lives. They loom like giants. The reason mothers … Continue reading

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