The Swedish Connection

posted in: Mother, Family | 3

My Swedish grandmother was the most hidden of my family relatives. First, she died before I was six months old. Second, the name we were taught to call her wasn’t really her own, but derived from her husband’s nickname: Papa … Continued

Mother/Daughter Food Fights

posted in: Family, Cats, Food | 1

Margotlog: Mother/Daughter Food Fights:Tension over food: there’s the pout, the hands on hips, the storming from the table, the “You can’t run my life.” Why do mothers and daughters pitch their battles over the plate? I know: it dissipates with … Continued