Daughters

I don’t want to live in a world where the Mileys, selfies and twerking videos are our heroes. I don’t want Photoshop to tell my daughter what is beautiful and what is not. I want brave to be one of her favorite accessories. So I’m always on the look out for heroes. I’m so over […]

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I knew a woman who was diagnosed with leukemia the year she turned 40. She died two years later. I turned 40 last week. And that woman was my mother. If I had two years left to live what would I do with them? If my days were numbered and my breath all counted out, […]

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While I’m on a bit of a summer blog break I’ve invited friends in different ages and stages of parenting to come and put their feet up on my Cheerios-strewn sofa and share a few of their stories with us. On Monday we heard a mother’s advice to her daughters. Today I’ve invited a daughter […]

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While I’m on a bit of a summer blog break I’ve invited friends in different ages and stages of parenting to come and put their feet up on my Cheerios-strewn sofa and share a bit of their stories with us. Today my friend and mentor and blogging big sister, Jennifer Dukes Lee, who is raising […]

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I don’t know a daughter who has a perfect relationship with her dad. But I don’t know any perfect people either. What I do know, is that we grow up through our ponytails, and skinned knees, prom dresses and first driving experiences the daughters of our fathers. Fearing them, or their lack of approval, or […]

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I was the only daughter amidst brothers. I have two sons. And now a brand new daughter. Boys and all their rough and tumble ways are comfortable to me. No matter how many times folks on the out-and-about comment on their energy level or what a handful they must be, I only deep belly smile […]

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