Category Archives: Women

Friday Fictioneers: Abuela Works

As so many of you have noted, it’s such a wonderful surprise to wake up and see your own photo on the Friday Fictioneer’s page. This morning when I saw this photo, I thought: “Wow, I wonder who else went … Continue reading

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I May Be Lame, and Clueless, and Demanding… But You Still Came Out of My Vagina (and other ugly truths)

Here I am, circling the drain again– banging my head against the same old wall– built with bricks of crumbling self-esteem, and topped with barbed-wire of razor-sharp self-loathing and remorse. On the heels of a stellar summer of travel and … Continue reading

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Putting Your Best Foot Forward, at BlogHer 2014

Live from BlogHer 2014! Note: All feet were photographed with permission. No feet were hurt in the making of this post, aside from independent shoe selections. Anyone who knows me well, knows that I’m a shoe girl. Some might even … Continue reading

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Sometimes The Bucket List Delivers A Bonus… When Bloggers Meet.

I’m not generally a New Year’s resolution gal, but this year I made three resolutions:  1) to either get my novel published, or self-publish it  2) To own my game, and bring it, and  3) to meet some other bloggers face to … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings… in Honor.

Join us each week for the best in writing and fellowship. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields herds this merry group of Kool cats, with a weekly photo prompt and a reminder to: play nice, be respectful, and do your best work. Flash fiction at … Continue reading

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Raised By Wolves… Sibling Reflections, for Mother’s Day

Warning: Severe sarcasm zone. Snarky tones abound. Enter at your own risk, and take most statements with a bag grain of salt. I have three children. My daughter, Principessa, is 24; my son, Middle Man, is 22, and the baby of … Continue reading

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It Truly Takes a Village…

  When I chose the name Tales From the Motherland, two years before I ever started blogging, I did so because I’d begun to realize that my entire life is informed and influenced by having raised my children. My role … Continue reading

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