Dear Moms: Please Stop Giving Me Advice

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Sometimes in our desire to be helpful we like to tell other women how to live their lives. But can we really say what's right for anyone else? I have a sister-in-law who loves to give unsolicited advice. Don't get me wrong. I love her dearly, but she doesn't always know what she's talking about. Jenn has a terrific short post about this problem at pancake theorem.--Mona

Dear moms,

I love you all. I didn’t grow up with one, but I still appreciate what mine probably would have gone through were she alive throughout my childhood. She’d have to deal with my eye-rolling, snark, mouth of a sailor, and inability to hide the disdain on my very expressive face whenever someone tries to mansplain things to me.


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Read more from An Open Letter to Women Who Are Not My Mom at pancake theorem

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