Mother Daughter Relationships

Putting My Mother's Life In Boxes

Sue Nador | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada Living
Sue Nador

My sister and I have been putting my mom's life into boxes. She died two months ago, so we are sorting through her things deciding what we keep, what goes to others who loved her, and what gets shipped off to strangers in need.

5 Ways To Improve Your Mother-Daughter Relationship

Canadian Living | Shannon Christie | Posted 05.08.2014 | Canada Living

Maintaining a healthy relationship can be challenging — especially when it's with someone with whom you share a hereditary laugh-snort, sensitive sk...

The 7 Elements of a Perfect Mother-Daughter Spring Break

Theresa Albert | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

Spring Break! The very phrase conjures up a picture of bikini-clad beach parties and none too fun for mom to imagine scenes of debauchery. Not exactly a break for anyone. My plan was to go a different route and I didn't get any pushback from my 18-year-old. We discovered together the seven elements that adult women need to co-exist.

Almost Like Flying

Meg Tilly | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada Living
Meg Tilly

Why do we stop running, spinning, jumping, singing out loud just for the joy of it? Why do we care if no one else is? Why should we care if people think we are bonkers? Just because we are grownups we are supposed to stop throwing our bodies on the ground and smelling the earth?

Mothers and Daughters: What Does it Mean to Be a Daughter?

Emily Zinnemann | Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada
Emily Zinnemann

My mom clearly knows what it is to be a mother. She bakes cookies and wants me to call more. She tries (comically, unsuccessfully) to matchmake and frets (poignantly, wistfully) that I'm far from home. But what does it mean to be daughterly?

Mothers and Daughters: A Fairy Tale?

Emily Zinnemann | Posted 08.09.2011 | Canada
Emily Zinnemann

Though my childhood was a fairy tale of sorts, my relationship with my mother has not been without its difficulties. I left home almost 10 years ago and have not been back for more than two weeks at a stretch. Now she wants me to blog with her and I confess it's not my favorite of her many zany ideas.

Mothers and Daughters

Meg Tilly | Posted 07.26.2011 | Canada
Meg Tilly

If I can convince my daughter Emily to do a mother/daughter blog maybe it will make us close again. The way it used to be before things changed.