Posts tagged "daughters"

Should We Let Our Daughters Have Boyfriends?

At the gym the other day, I accidentally turned on the Real Housewives of Atlanta while on the elliptical (Oh who am I kidding, I know every single Housewife in every city; Damn you, Bravo). Nevertheless, RHOA is on, I’m watching it and two of the women are having a heated discussion about whether a... Read more »

Why Don’t Moms Like Their Daughters These Days?

I’ve noticed a puzzling trend among my mom friends and our daughters recently that has me a bit freaked out. I see it over cocktails, at Ladies Nights Out, on Facebook, at birthday parties and even at school pick up. I see it on play dates, when our girls are right there in the room.... Read more »

FYI, Kimberly Hall: Those Girls Are a Reflection of You and Me

On Friday, I vowed to myself that I would no longer waste my time engaging in useless debates on Facebook. That vow was promptly broken yesterday after reading a post titled “FYI (if you’re a teenage girl)” by Kimberly Hall, Director of Women’s Ministry at a Presbyterian Church in Texas. In this short piece that set the... Read more »
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Mother's Day When You Don't Have a Mom

Only two days to go until Mother’s Day, a holiday that evokes, at least for me, both joy and sadness. The joy came in 2006, when I gave birth to my daughter. That was when Mother’s Day became My Day, a nationally sanctioned opportunity to buy whatever I want for myself, eat an overabundance of... Read more »