On Friday morning, the Australian website Mamamia republished an article originally written for the parent-led non-profit Voices for Vaccines by Amy Parker, an English woman who was raised in the 1970s by a mother who thought she was giving her daughter the most healthy lifestyle possible. She was wrong.
Terry Wogan speaks onstage with Pudsey the bear during the 'BBC Children in Need' gala performance of 'Mamma Mia' on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 in London, UK. (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP)
"My mom is going to kill me." A phrase used so often it has lost its urgency and true meaning.
As Mother's Day approaches, the television becomes inundated with commercials for flower delivery, chocolate-covered strawberries, sappy greeting cards and weird heart-shaped pendant necklaces. If you rely on advertising, it's easy to believe that's what moms want. But you know what moms like even more? A little of…
My mother visited from Wisconsin this weekend, and before she arrived, I had to perform a now-familiar sweep of my place to assure that by the time she left, she wasn't convinced that her adult daughter was a deviant.
Saint Angelina is on the cover of the July issue of Vanity Fair (her second time and third photo shoot with the mag), and Rich Cohen gets the actress to cry when talking about the death of her mother, as well as spill all kinds of secrets. But! Even though, as Cohen writes, Ms. Jolie is "more than an outstanding…