Browsing the "mothers and daughters" Tag

The Way Loretta Says Mommy

October 24th, 2022 | by S. Lynn Alderman

There’s no room for falling apart in the mountains, in the mines. In the company houses wondering if the doctor will make it in time. Collecting water from a spring on another holler because what runs to the house is poisoned by the same company that issues the pay that sustains you.


A Daughter’s Mother

September 21st, 2022 | by Janna King

Our first baby would not be a boy as we had planned. I was having a girl


My Mother’s Manhattan

March 29th, 2022 | by Natalie Serianni

One Cocktail Glass For twenty years, I’ve been haunted by the clinking ice in her glass, the whiff of nostril-burning


To Stay or Run Away

October 15th, 2021 | by Dodie Davey

The baby is sleeping. I am awake, wondering (again) if I am crazy. I have Googled “how to tell if


FOURTEEN

May 6th, 2021 | by Leslie Lindsay

For our youngest daughter’s fourteenth birthday, my husband and I gave her a hard-cover Mediterranean-blue Samsonite with wheels. Also, a


Winter Skin

February 14th, 2020 | by Rachel Masilamani

"You look different today." A comic about being biracial and mothers, daughters, and comments on #beauty


Champagne, Darling?

November 4th, 2019 | by Sandie Friedman

I wake up in my mother’s half of the bed—the bed she shared with my father, and later, perhaps, with



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