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12 Tips for Mothering On Mother’s Day (MOM is WOW Spelled Upside Down!)

Last Mother’s Day, I wrote about whether it was a happy or unhappy Mother’s Day because it was the first Mother’s Day after my own mother’s death. You can read it here. But today, I want to share 12 tips … Continue reading

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The Mom Who Took Off…Takes On Your Kids–And Other Information

OK, here’s the countdown until my launch on February 19…Just some things to share about The Mom Who Took Off On Her Motorcycle. FIRST REVIEW JUST IN: “This is an absolutely spell-binding read. I can’t imagine anyone not enjoying this!” … Continue reading

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Knowledge Means Unlearning

In her poweful book, The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood talks about a future world and the reeducation of women—forcing them to become stupider, depriving them of the right to read, study, work and learn. That’s a frightening prospect because education … Continue reading

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Wanna Be Inspired?

We all live with joys and sorrows and challenges and disappointments and fears and dashed hopes and difficulties. That’s part of membership in the human race. What makes each of us unique is the path we choose to walk. Do … Continue reading

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Sitting Through the Discomfort

July 23, 2012 Joelle’s turn today. You remember her–she always jokes that she has a bad case of “Tongue Fu.” (I wrote about that here.) She went out for her mother’s birthday the other night. A loooonnnng dinner at a … Continue reading

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Do You Brand the People You Love?

The last time we spoke to Lily, she was struggling with the love/anger acid test, which I wrote about here. She was stumped by how to love someone while still being angry at them, and how to be angry at … Continue reading

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The Love/Anger Acid Test

“I don’t know about you,” my friend Lily was saying, “But it’s so hard for me to feel love toward someone I’m angry with – and to be angry at someone I love.” Lily had just slunk in for a … Continue reading

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