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Mother and Daughter Talk

Mother and Daughter Talk

“And Mom, for my eighteenth birthday . . .” The rest of my daughter’s sentence sounded like an adult in a Charlie Brown special. Anna spoke clearly enough, but I focused on the impending reality of those last four words. “Mom? Mom!” I looked up at my daughter. “I’m sorry . . . what? What […]

Build Relationships By Talking To Your Daughter About Sexual Harassment

Build Relationships By Talking To Your Daughter About Sexual Harassment

You’ve probably seen the hashtag in your Twitter feed, read the stories on Facebook, or posted your own heart-wrenching stories about sexual harassment. On Sunday night, actress Alyssa Milano resurfaced a 10-year-old campaign originally created by activist Tarana Burke with the first “Me Too” tweet. Since, literally millions of women have posted the words in […]

Your Mom And Your Genes

Your Mom And Your Genes

What To Know About Your Mom’s Genes Do you ever wonder if you’ll develop the same wrinkles your mother has? Or if in 10, 20 years, your waistline will match hers? And what about her arthritis—will you get that, too? In some cases, looking at Mom can be like gazing into your future. “Your mom’s […]

President Barack Obama Says, “This Is What a Feminist Looks Like”

President Barack Obama Says, “This Is What a Feminist Looks Like”

There are a lot of tough aspects to being President. But there are some perks too. Meeting extraordinary people across the country. Holding an office where you get to make a difference in the life of our nation. Air Force One. But perhaps the greatest unexpected gift of this job has been living above the […]

Mothers and daughters: a better or different world?

I am very much a modern woman – at the intersection of the pathways  between new opportunities and old traditions. Navigating the old to the new, until they become older and very old and not so new.  Mother, wife, career person, a citizen of Islam and of Nigeria. A Person. This is my most prized […]

Mothers and daughters; a better or a different world

I am very much a modern woman – that being at the helm of the pathways between new opportunities and old traditions. Navigating the old to the new, until they become older, and very old and not so new. Mother, wife, careerist – a citizen of Islam and of Nigeria. A person. This being my […]