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Moms and Daughters

16 Things I Want My Daughter To Know

Christine Burke | Posted 12.14.2014 | Parents
Christine Burke

She just turned 9 this week, which means I only have nine more years to get her ready to fight for herself in the real world. Nine more years to make sure she knows how to braise a roast, manage her iCloud storage and distinguish between a jerk and Prince Charming. That's not a lot of time.

My Daughter Might Have Worn Inappropriate Shoes to Middle School Graduation (But the World Did NOT Come to an End)

Christina Pesoli | Posted 08.04.2014 | Parents
Christina Pesoli

The first time I saw the shoes my 13-year old daughter Hannah wanted to wear to middle school graduation, I flat out refused to buy them for her. Frankly, I was astounded that she was asking for them with a straight face. I mean, they had four-inch heels!

A Promise For My Daughter

Lisa-Jo Baker | Posted 10.24.2013 | Parents
Lisa-Jo Baker

When the car crashes. When you have more long distance charges than you thought possible. When you run out of gas, chocolate chip cookies and faith. I will be there.

LOOK: What A Mom Found In Her 7-Year-Old's Pockets

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 07.09.2013 | Parents

It's part art project, part anthropological experiment -- and it has all the random, unedited charm of a second grader's colorful imagination. More...

10 Famous Mother/Child Duos

GalTime | Posted 05.28.2013 | Celebrity

To show just how greatly a mother's influence can shape her child, here's a list of ten famous people throughout history who matched the great successes their mothers had already achieved.

How One Mom Learned To Let Go | Posted 06.18.2012 | Parents

Although I knew no one could do a better job at being my daughter's mother than myself, it took a few weeks of talking to friends and family, blogging, and over-analyzing to finally realize that our daycare's webcam wasn't to blame for my feelings of insecurity.

Now That I'm A Mom, Only One Fear Consumes Me

Rachel Sherman | Posted 06.04.2012 | Parents
Rachel Sherman

That the joy of motherhood is compounded with the thought of death changes life itself. My worry morphed into the shape of a joyful, warm and funny little girl, who doesn't yet understand death.

If Your Daughters Have Ever Deemed You 'Annoying', You're Not Alone

Susan Orlins | Posted 10.04.2011 | Parents
Susan Orlins

I've been annoying ever since my three daughters (current ages 23, 24, 28) were old enough to tell me so. How annoying am I now? Let me count the ways.

Missing You, Mom, as I Hang Out a Load of Laundry

Trina Hayes | Posted 08.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Trina Hayes

I never quite understood the reason for them being hung on the line in the first place, and it is only recently that I have thought about it, and now it is too late to ask, since she passed over 14 years ago, and June 1 would have been her 74th birthday.