Tag Archives: mothers

Mom, Are You a Feminist?

I’m eating some chicken soup my mother made (yes, true!) while reading an article online, when I decide to ask my mother the big question that will finally decide the course of Western history. Me:  Mom, are you a feminist? … Continue reading

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Like “Jersey Boys” — The Movie

A movie version of my “Jersey Boys” post from December, starring me and my mother.

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Too Close For Comfort

One of the first rules every writer learns is that a good character does not speak “on the nose.”  When a person says something verbally, the true message and emotion can be quite different from what the person says.  I … Continue reading

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Motherhood Advice

For years, I have been jealous of the power of the mothers online. Why do they get all the attention and freebies?  I’m a competive person, and I’ve been scratching my head for months, trying to come up with some … Continue reading

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Mom Dearest

Have you noticed that I have gone from writing about Sophia every day on my blog to writing my mother? Does this mean that my existence completely revolves around the woman I happen to be sharing my space with at … Continue reading

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Meeting Mother Kramer

Hi, my name is ACG. My blog is Anonymous City Girl. I live in Philadelphia. On Sunday, I had plans to come into New York. I had a brunch date with some guy I met on Jdate. I wanted to … Continue reading

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I Salute You, Mothers

(typical mommyblogger) “God couldn’t be everywhere, so he created mothers”  – Jewish proverb

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Why You All Suck Compared to My Mother

Email this morning: Subject:  Call Me! From:  Elaine Kramer Call me when you get up.  Want to know how you feel.   Are you still coughing and sneezing?  Are you taking any medicine?  I worry about you.   My direct phone number … Continue reading

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Outdone by My Mother

  The bad thing about having insecurities is that you always looking at the external world, comparing yourself to others.   Today I skipped all blog posts that were about romantic Valentine’s Days.  Was I happy for these lucky bloggers and … Continue reading

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One Mother, One Day, Four Messages

  “Hi, I just read your post about the coffee shop.  Very funny.  OK, that’s it.  It’s cold today.  Bye.” “Hi, it’s me again.  They’re going to paint the house on Monday.  They’re doing the bathroom in “Lime.”  That’s light … Continue reading

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