Gretchen and Laura

Meet my mom, Gretchen. My mom is super loving, dynamic, and creative. She finds love and magic everywhere. My mom has a ferocity in her that's incredibly inspiring. She is resilient and powerful. She is also the most tenderhearted person on the face of the Earth. Mom is a children's librarian in an elementary school [...]

By |February 28th, 2016|2016, Mother-Daughter Profiles|Comments Off on Gretchen and Laura

From Generation to Generation – Part II

The world is moving at a rapid pace – and Baby Boomers and Millennials are responding differently to the dramatic shifts in the way we live. How do technology, globalization and female empowerment affect our mother-daughter relationships? Jenna shares her thoughts in this week’s post: It was enlightening to read my mom’s post last week. [...]

By |February 22nd, 2016|2016, Blog posts|Comments Off on From Generation to Generation – Part II

From Generation to Generation – Part I

When we talk to mothers and daughters, their divergent views on communication, relationships and aspirations often stem from their generational differences. This week, Ellen shares how generational influences have  impacted the women in our family. Stay tuned next week to hear Jenna’s perspective! Ellen… This is a loaded topic that certainly affects all mother-daughter relationships. [...]

By |February 15th, 2016|2016, Blog posts|2 Comments

Manisha and Amrita

Meet my mom, Manisha. What I admire most about her is… Her unwavering moral compass and strong character. My favorite thing to do with her is... Watch whodunits and period dramas! Ways we are most similar… We both love reading, math, and trying new foods in new places. Ways we are most different… Unfortunately, I lack [...]

By |February 8th, 2016|2016, Mother-Daughter Profiles|Comments Off on Manisha and Amrita

Life Choices Part II

Last week, Ellen shared how her life choices affected her role as a mom. Now, Jenna describes how Ellen’s parenting is impacting the way she looks at some imminent life choices she will be making. This blog series could not come at a more perfect time – so many life choices are hanging over my [...]

By |January 31st, 2016|2016, Blog posts|Comments Off on Life Choices Part II

Life Choices – Part I

We both have a lot to say about this topic - so much that we decided to make it a two-part series! This week, Ellen shares her thoughts about how her life choices have impacted her role as a mom. Stay tuned for Jenna's perspective next week when she will share how Ellen has influenced her [...]

By |January 25th, 2016|2016, Blog posts|6 Comments

Mayra and Celina

Meet my mom, Mayra. My mom is a lot different from moms that I've met. She doesn't try to be perfect and will correct me when I'm wrong. Her face and smile puts a smile on my face because I see a lot of myself in her. In my eyes she's my hero, my role [...]

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Rasha and Sarra

Meet my mom, Rasha. What I admire most about her is… My mother is an incredible force of nature. She sets her sights on something and goes after it with everything she has. Even though she is incredibly busy between her work, being the Vice President of the school board, being on the board of [...]

By |January 10th, 2016|2016, Mother-Daughter Profiles|Comments Off on Rasha and Sarra

Hopes and Dreams for 2016

It’s that time again – when January 1 rolls around, we look forward to a new start and think about the upcoming year. This week, we share our hopes for both our individual lives and our mother-daughter relationship in 2016. Ellen… In 2014, I banished New Year’s resolutions and replaced them with yogic intentions. Rather [...]

By |January 3rd, 2016|2016, Blog posts|Comments Off on Hopes and Dreams for 2016