A harmonious relationship is possible
When your daughter was born, you had a thousand hopes and dreams for her. . .including that one day you'd be best friends.
But as life unfolds, even the best intentions go awry. There are so many challenges on the journey to adult friendship that the reality is fraught with friction and frustration. Thankfully, a harmonious relationship with your daughter is possible.
Written by a mother and daughter who have successfully navigated the minefield from distance and tension to acceptance and friendship, Mother-Daughter Duet helps moms open wide the door of communication so that daughters want to walk through it. Filled with personal anecdotes and based on proven principles, each chapter offers timeless wisdom as well as a daughter’s perspective. Often these principles apply to daughters-in-law as well.
The relationship between mothers and daughters is intense, personal, complex, and unique. But you can have the loving, authentic bond you always dreamed of—when you learn the mother-daughter duet.
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|Title of Religion eBook: Mother-Daughter Duet|
|Release Date: 02-16-2010|
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|Publisher: Multnomah Books|
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An Intricate Duet
We all hope to feel our mother’s arm around our
shoulders when we’re worried, to feel it gently let
go when life calms down. It’s an intricate duet that
moms and daughters dance—one backing off when
the other needs space, moving up close when the
—CATHIE KRYCZKA, WWW.TODAYSPARENT.COM
One late afternoon seven years ago, I took care of my daughter’s baby and toddler boys while she went to the doctor. I walked around the house, holding four-month-old Luke in my arms, patting his little back and singing to him to help his colic. Today he’s a healthy seven year-old, but those were stressful months—and long nights of Ali being up with night-owl baby Luke. My daughter’s young family lived with us at the time, so I helped whenever I could.
“Hungry, Nandy! Nuggets! Cheerios!” twenty-month-old Noah implored. Holding Luke, I raced around the kitchen, popping chicken nuggets on a cookie sheet and into the oven, then handing him a cup of Cheerios to stave off his hunger. I turned on a Barney video to entertain Noah while the chicken nuggets baked and kept patting and rocking Luke. Needless to say, after two hours this grandma was pooped!
When Ali walked in, she took Luke from me and gave him a kiss. I offered her a glass of iced tea and a muffin, and we sat down in the family room. I was hoping we could talk since Luke had simmered down a bit.
“How’d your doctor’s appointment go?”
After her brief answer I said, “You know, honey, I read this week that when a nursing mom...