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Jennifer Coburn
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Jennifer Coburn is the author of We'll Always Have Paris, a mother-daughter travel memoir. She can be reached at

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This Is Your Mom on Drugs

(3) Comments | Posted June 16, 2014 | 12:07 PM

It was our last night in Amsterdam and my daughter Katie and I were on a sunset canal cruise. I watched a group of German tourists lift their plastic beer cups and grumble-sing what sounded like something between a national anthem and a rugby song. Colorful narrow houses lined the...

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My Week as the Helicopter Cupid

(9) Comments | Posted April 9, 2012 | 12:16 PM

When my teenage daughter Katie and her first boyfriend broke up, I wrote a personal essay for that explored my overreaction to the split. I also questioned why Katie's romance had me feeling so nostalgic for my own youth.

Katie handled herself with grace, but I...

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