Category Archives: patience

Imperfect mothers

A friend commented the other day that her mom was not necessarily the best mother — in the context of the details of her mother’s decline from age and illness.  My friend has had time to connect, make peace, and … Continue reading

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Gorilla Girl corrects my of my behavior almost as much as I remind her of our expectations for her behavior. I suppose if she continues to reprimand me, it could become a point of contention — my own parents would … Continue reading

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