Author Archives: zoebgreenberg

A Cautionary Tale

    For a (former) card carrying member of the sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll generation, taking anti-depressants should be a no-brainer, right? Except when it isn’t. The taking of anti- depressants has become as mundane and common as … Continue reading

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Boy in a Box or A New Twist on Mother’s Day

  When I first became a mother on March 25, 1974, it was the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. The Mother Gene was very strong in me from the get-go. And as soon as I looked into that little face … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Mother’s Day

Ah, Mother’s Day. A mother surrounded by her adoring family; pampered, taken out to dinner, showered with gifts and cards. At least that’s how Hallmark sees it. The reality? It can be a painful, hellish holiday for so many women. … Continue reading

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The Come Back

Hello, it’s me. Hey, it worked for Adele. Why not for me? Lately so many people have queried, “What happened to your blog?” that I feel compelled to explain. I honestly had no idea that my little unpaid writing gig … Continue reading

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The Marriage Milestone: A Mother’s Viewpoint

I imagine that for the mother of a girl, there are years of tulle wrapped fantasies starring their daughter as a bride. But for those of us with boys, it’s a whole different ballgame. The wedding itself is not even … Continue reading

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Say “Cheese”

I have always been self conscious about my teeth. Saying “cheese” was not an option, and the order to do so would simply produce a tight lipped, close mouthed smile. Due to a botched adolescent orthodontia job, an uneven number … Continue reading

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Red Carpet Ready

Ok, maybe not the REAL red carpet, but I am prepping for a big event: the summer wedding of dear friends in a swanky venue. I have to look my best and have less than a week to pull it … Continue reading

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