The Patchwork Mother

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I'm re-posting an essay I wrote a few years ago for Mama Moderne. It's as true today as it was then, and some recent face-to-face conversations with friends made me realize how many women have complicated relationships with their mothers, and how many have wrapped themselves in their own patchwork quilt of strong, supportive, nurturing women. This is for them. . . .

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