Posts Tagged: mothers

Vintage woman in Beauty Parlor Vintage Mothers Day Card

Beauty Parlor Memories for Mothers Day

A Mothers Day without my own beloved mother means it’s a day of beloved mother memories. When I was a pre-schooler, I shadowed my mid-century mother everywhere she went. I was her Baba Looey to her Quick Draw McGraw, Boo

Vintage woman in Beauty Parlor Vintage Mothers Day Card

Beauty Parlor Memories for Mothers Day

A Mothers Day without my own beloved mother means it’s a day of beloved mother memories. When I was a pre-schooler, I shadowed my mid-century mother everywhere she went. I was her Baba Looey to her Quick Draw McGraw, Boo

Matzo Ball Soup

Passover Preparation

I just finished my Passover shopping at Fairway and I feel very Farklempt. Preparing for Passover brings up a multitude of feelings and like most daughters, the holiday is deeply tied in with my mother. With the loss of my

Matzo Ball Soup

Passover Preparation

I just finished my Passover shopping at Fairway and I feel very Farklempt. Preparing for Passover brings up a multitude of feelings and like most daughters, the holiday is deeply tied in with my mother. With the loss of my

Mothers and Daughters – A Different Kind of Love Story – Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Of all the roles women are required to fill in this society, daughterhood is universal. Is there a daughter who didn’t devolve into tears after having watched Bright Lights,  Fisher Steven’s brilliant documentary on the remarkable relationship between Carrie Fisher

Mothers and Daughters – A Different Kind of Love Story – Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Of all the roles women are required to fill in this society, daughterhood is universal. Is there a daughter who didn’t devolve into tears after having watched Bright Lights,  Fisher Steven’s brilliant documentary on the remarkable relationship between Carrie Fisher

Vintage baby photo 1920s

A Jazz Age Baby

In 1926 while flaming youth roared and thousands mourned the death of  Rudolph Valentino, my grandparents, Sadie and Arthur were overjoyed at the birth of their second daughter, Betty, my mother. A beloved Bastille Day baby, this jazz age babe

Vintage baby photo 1920s

A Jazz Age Baby

In 1926 while flaming youth roared and thousands mourned the death of  Rudolph Valentino, my grandparents, Sadie and Arthur were overjoyed at the birth of their second daughter, Betty, my mother. A beloved Bastille Day baby, this jazz age babe

mother and daughter vintage illustration

A Sweet Mothers Day

My sweet Grandmother had a sweet tooth. Whether Bartons, Barricini, or Lofts, chocolate was the common currency of celebration. But Mothers Day meant only one thing- a Whitman’s Sampler. Through the years, that gift of chocolate has become more closely

mother and daughter vintage illustration

A Sweet Mothers Day

My sweet Grandmother had a sweet tooth. Whether Bartons, Barricini, or Lofts, chocolate was the common currency of celebration. But Mothers Day meant only one thing- a Whitman’s Sampler. Through the years, that gift of chocolate has become more closely

Vintage illustration mother and child anti war

Mothers Day For Peace

Mothers Day once had more to do with guns than roses. After the carnage of the Civil War, Mothers Day was started as a protest by women who had lost their sons Calling for a day for women to promote

Vintage illustration mother and child anti war

Mothers Day For Peace

Mothers Day once had more to do with guns than roses. After the carnage of the Civil War, Mothers Day was started as a protest by women who had lost their sons Calling for a day for women to promote

picture mother daughter laundry 1950

Like Mother, Like Daughter

  Mid century mothers and daughters were clearly tied together not only by their apron strings but the same set of cultural expectations.  Not only did they share darling matching outfits but the same sunny enthusiasm for household chores. And

picture mother daughter laundry 1950

Like Mother, Like Daughter

  Mid century mothers and daughters were clearly tied together not only by their apron strings but the same set of cultural expectations.  Not only did they share darling matching outfits but the same sunny enthusiasm for household chores. And

Mother, baby nurse, 1950s

Bringing Baby Home

Here’s Your Hat…Whats Your Hurry? While the Duchess of Cambridge, like most new Moms today, will get a very un royal speedy exit from the hospital after giving birth to her new little prince, my own mid-century Mom was treated

Mother, baby nurse, 1950s

Bringing Baby Home

Here’s Your Hat…Whats Your Hurry? While the Duchess of Cambridge, like most new Moms today, will get a very un royal speedy exit from the hospital after giving birth to her new little prince, my own mid-century Mom was treated

illustration Baby and stork

All American Childbirth-Fit For a Queen…or a King

As swarms of photographers and reporters camp outside St Marys Hospital, waiting for that fateful final royal push, Kate Middleton is reported to be keen on giving birth naturally, even considering hypnosis to deal with the pain of childbirth without

illustration Baby and stork

All American Childbirth-Fit For a Queen…or a King

As swarms of photographers and reporters camp outside St Marys Hospital, waiting for that fateful final royal push, Kate Middleton is reported to be keen on giving birth naturally, even considering hypnosis to deal with the pain of childbirth without