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Favorite Erma Bombeck quotes to mark the start of the Erma Bombeck Writers' Conference

Favorite Erma Bombeck quotes to mark the start of the Erma Bombeck Writers' Conference
My mother is a reader. I remember there being a book on her nightstand pretty much all the time as I grew up and those she read at night, after we were asleep. What I saw her reading during my awake hours was the newspaper. She read most of it, but what sticks in my... Read more »

Erma Bombeck's "I loved you enough to say no" really hits home now

Erma Bombeck's "I loved you enough to say no" really hits home now
I have lately heard numerous parents discussing how their children think they’re “mean” parents. I’ve heard this from parents located in multiple states who have very different experiences but they all have one thing in common: they have good kids. I believe that they have good kids because they set boundaries and limits, and they... Read more »