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My mother, born in the 1920's, was the perfect '50s housewife... and, she thought that was
just what I would be also.

Mother’s Day

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What my mother did not intend to teach me
by Dianne Roth



Today is Mother’s Day and my mother’s birthday is this Wednesday. It seems like a good time to reflect on what my mother never intended to teach me.




Dianne Roth is a teacher, mother, grandmother, and freelance writer. She lives in Oregon.



Last updated on October 8, 2012