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Mother’s Maiden Name

I knew his mother’s maiden name. His parent’s middle names. His social security number. I could list his schools and their associated mascots. I knew the name and breed of every dog his family...

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A Wife By Any Other Name

When I married for the first time, I changed my name without thought. I was happy to replace the name that I associated with childhood with one that I related to becoming an adult....

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Mommies Are Tired

I test drove motherhood this week. I was one of 18 chaperones on a three-day trip to Savannah with over 200 8th graders. I love these trips, but they are such a shock to...

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Mom: A Mother’s Day Tribute

Mom. Such a simple word, yet so loaded with meaning and memory. It’s where we all come from. It’s what we simultaneously yearn for and yet try to escape from. My own mother often...

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The Secret Keepers

My ex husband came from an alcoholic family. And if there is one thing alcoholic families excel at, it’s keeping secrets. My ex learned his role from a young age. He didn’t discuss his...

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