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A love story or two

A love story or two

Our mothers always told us to wait until we had kids of our own — then, they said, we’d really understand. Because I Love Her is a collection of 34 essays edited by Andrea N. Richesin that explore and explain the complex bonds between mothers and daughters. The essays (by writers including Ayun Halliday, Karen Joy Fowler, Susan Wiggs, and others) are deeply personal and powerful, sharing thoughts about motherhood and grandmotherhood and detailing the hopes women have for their children.

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By Lylah M. Alphonse


Lylah M. Alphonse is a journalist, blogger, and mom and stepmom to five kids. She is a Senior Editor at Yahoo! Shine, writes about juggling full-time career and parenthood at The 36-Hour Day here at Work It, Mom!, and blogs about everything else at WriteEditRepeat.blogspot.com. Follow her on Twitter: @WriteEditRepeat.

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  • These are all great gift ideas for Mother's Day! I actually gave my mom a necklace last year that had all her children's birthstones on it and this year I was thinking of doing something completely different like sending her on a relaxing retreat. I heard of this really great retreat that author Renee Trudeau is giving away to Kripalu Yoga & Wellness Center that looks perfect for my mom! Here are the details: http://www.reneetrudeau.com/who/YummyMummySelfCarePackage2012.html

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