Category Archives: Daughters

Daring to Grow up.

When they are little, we get an occasional glimpse of their independence.  They want to pour their own cereal.  They want to pick out their own clothes.  They want to cross the street without holding your hand. When they are … Continue reading

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Dear Daughters, Just in Case I Forgot to Mention This…

#39 Always #54 This I know #96 Favorite 101 Things I Will Teach My Daughters | Thought Catalog.

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23 Things That Only Sisters Understand | Thought Catalog

Webster may not define the relationship between sisters quite like this, but I am certain that he didn’t have a sister anything like mine, nor did he survive raising the two siblings that I call my daughters. There are 22 … Continue reading

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10 Things I Want My Daughter to Know About Working Out

“Mid-way through a recent group exercise class, the teacher lost me. She didn’t lose me because of some complicated step sequence or insanely long set of burpees; I mentally checked out because of a few words she kept saying over … Continue reading

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21 Secrets for your 20s | Paul Angone | All Groan Up

For those 1/2 my age with more than twice the living and learning yet to do. 21 Secrets for your 20s | Paul Angone | All Groan Up. Related post:  Know any 20-somethings?

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Free K-Cups to Lucky Applicant.

Middle-aged mom is looking for a local 20-something girl to spoil. The lucky applicant will have access to daily doses of k cups, free internet access, and leftovers in ready-to-go Tupperware containers. Said applicant must be willing to call me (or at least … Continue reading

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50 Rules for Dads of Daughters

Rule #1 “Love her mom. Treat her mother with respect, honor, and a big heaping spoonful of public displays of affection. When she grows up, the odds are good she’ll fall in love with and marry someone who treats her … Continue reading

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…”Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.” Jim Rohn

My daughter, Lauren is in the process of redecorating her apartment. I’m in the process of giving her ideas, (cheaper than actually giving her furniture). Lauren is doing what most people in their 20’s do/trying to furnish her place with a … Continue reading

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I Sold My Sister Out

I have a sister.  A twin sister, who knocked my front teeth out with a desktop phone, (in the era when they still made those rotary communication tools …and during the era when my sister was still young and sneaky enough to get … Continue reading

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Can You Find it in a Book?

I spent the day after Christmas doing some shopping for my practical daughter who insisted that bargain hunting for her gifts would not offend her at all.  We are a practical family; my daughters have certainly taken on the thrifty … Continue reading

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