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Mothers Daughters

The Secret To Healing Your Troubled Mother-Daughter Relationship

Sherry Amatenstein | Posted 07.28.2014 | Fifty
Sherry Amatenstein

I discovered the prevalence of midlife women still chained to the shadow of a toxic mother. When that woman spends years pecking at, rather than building her daughter's sense of security in the world, psychic scars result.

I'm Motherless By Choice

Katie Naum | Posted 06.03.2014 | Women
Katie Naum

There is no easy way to say, "I'm estranged from my mother." It's even harder to say, "I've cut my mother out of my life," clarifying that you are the one who has severed the bond.

The Note That Brought Me To My Knees

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 09.24.2013 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

It never occurred to me that my mother could be torn between the family she was raising and the family that raised her.

How I Said Goodbye To A Difficult Mother

Judith Newton | Posted 07.10.2013 | Fifty
Judith Newton

My mother died on January 5, 2010. She was 101 years old. Our long association had been troubled from the time of my birth, and throughout my life, I'd found it challenging to choose cards for Mother's Day. So many expressed a gratitude and devotion I couldn't feel.

LOOK: Artist's Provocative And Stunning Photos Of Her Mom

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 05.09.2013 | Women

Photographer Natalie Krick is, in the words of Justin Timberlake, bringing sexy back. And she's doing it with her mom in a series of thought-provoking...

12 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Mother

Posted 01.19.2013 | OWN

By Meghan O'Rourke In 2006, my mother was diagnosed with colon cancer; she died on Christmas Day of 2008 at the age of 55, when I was 32. While...

15 Questions Every Mom Of Daughters Should Ask Herself

Joyce McFadden | Posted 10.16.2012 | Parents
Joyce McFadden

If we want to dilute social pressures on our girls to be sexy, we have to offer them an alternative.

I'm 31 And Single -- Thanks, Mom!

Dara Pettinelli | Posted 07.10.2012 | Women
Dara Pettinelli

'You have your freedom,' my mom says to me, as if she's describing a place she's always wanted to visit but knows she'll probably never see.

Don't Tell Me I'm Like My Mother... Yet

Janice Van Dyck | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Van Dyck

Sometimes we daughters are so busy forging ourselves that we forget to build on our ancestry, forget to honor the best of our mothers. Instead, we lose the wisdom of generations.