Monthly Archives: November 2010

Shared Sisterhood

Hello, we’re strangers, but I believe we have a lot in common. We may not know each others names, who each of us loves, which chocolate we hoard, or our favorite show at the end of a long day, but we know other things … Continue reading

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“All I am I owe”

“…to my mother.  I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual, and physical education I received from her.” While George Washington spoke these words originally, there probably isn’t a mom that wouldn’t pay good money to hear those … Continue reading

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One Little Boy

Like the many other baby boys born in his neighborhood that December, his mom snuggled him close for warmth. When he was old enough to play outside, the street provided the only open space to play with the other kids. … Continue reading

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“Men are what their mothers made them”

In the 1800′s, Ralph Waldo Emerson made an interesting observation: “Men are what their mothers made them”. Expanding his thought by looking just one generation back… Our husband was formed by our mother-in-law. Our children’s father was shaped by their … Continue reading

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