Letters to Mothers

LETTER VIII . ECONOMY . I HAVE a few words to say to mothers on a point of domestick economy . In a country like purs , where there are few large estates , and Where almost every father of a family is subjected to some kind of labour ...

Author: Lydia Howard Sigourney

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Category: Child rearing

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Letters to Mothers Sixth edition

LETTER VIII . ECONOMY . I HAVE a few words to say to mothers on a point of domestick economy . In a country like ours , where there are few large estates , and where almost every father of a family is subjected to some kind of labour ...

Author: afterwards SIGOURNEY HUNTLEY (Lydia Howard)

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Letters Between Mothers and Daughters

[2] Barbara J. Harris (1990) Property, Power and Personal Relations: elite mothers and sons in Yorkist and Early Tudor ... 606–632; Raymond A. Anselment (2004) Katherine Paston and Brilliana Harley: maternal letters and the genre of ...

Author: Barbara Caine

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317212037

Category: History

Page: 150

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There are now many studies of family letters in Europe, but most of them focus on marital letters and letters between parents, especially mothers, and their sons. Little attention has been paid to the letters to and from daughters. This volume seeks to begin filling that gap by exploring the continuities and changes evident in the letters written between mothers and daughters over several centuries. Some of these changes reflect the history of letters and the ways that they were written and delivered, especially the move from the use of scribes and couriers in the medieval and early modern period, which made both the writing and reading of letters a public affair, to the use of pens and the situation in which letters were able to be written in private and read only by the person to whom they were addressed. But the letters also reveal the changing nature of the mother and daughter relationship, as the formal and more distant ties evident in the early period, in which dynastic and other matters were often more important to a mother than her daughter’s personal happiness, were replaced by closer and more intimate ties and a concern with particular personalities and individual needs. This book was originally published as a special issue of Women’s History Review.

Letters of Note Mothers

THE LETTER Your correspondence has quite a flattering closing. However, there is no reason for you ever to feel inferior to anyone. Our relationship as mother and daughter is the same as yours and Sukari. Respect for motherhood and ...

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ISBN: 1786899450

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 144

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In Letters of Note: Mothers, Shaun Usher gathers together exceptional missives by and to mothers, celebrating the joy and grief, humour and frustration, wisdom and sacrifice the role brings to both parent and child. Includes letters by: Caitlin Moran, Sylvia Plath, Martin Luther King Jr., George Bernard Shaw, E.B. White, Laura Dern, Louisa May Alcott, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Bette Davis, Richard Wagner, Martha Gellhorn & many more

Uncle Jerry s Letters to Young Mothers

mothers to interest them less by the frequent repetition of Bible sketches than formerly . ... But I am filling my paper with my own crude ideas when I should remember that your aunt has written you a letter , which she wishes enclosed ...

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Page: 156

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A Letter for Every Mother

It's part of the beautiful calling of motherhood, and that is exactly why A Letter for Every Mother is a must-read. Both writers as well as mothers, Regan Long and Kara Lawler share their heartfelt thoughts and experiences through ...

Author: Kara Lawler

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1478922443

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 272

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"HuffPost Parents bloggers, Kara Lawler and Regan Long, have written a beautiful, inspiring collection of essays that speak to mothers at all stages of their journey."--Arianna Huffington, founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post "While one of the most extraordinary experiences, motherhood can be one of the most isolating experiences a woman will ever face. All that most of us want to hear is that we are not alone on this crazy ride - and that is just what A Letter for Every Mother will accomplish. Compiling a collection of stories that every single person in this market will relate to, with a message that each of them craves, is a genius move. I believe this book will sell itself and I can't wait to see it published." --Tori Grenz, Editor of Mamalode "Kara and Regan have managed to capture the entire essence of being a mother - the highs, the lows and everything in between - in this beautiful collection of essays. You will find yourself comforted by the commonalities we all face, and reminded that, even though it doesn't always feel like it, we're all on the same side. Motherhood, like the words on these pages, unites us."--Jill Smokler of Scary Mommy, New York Times bestselling author Kara Lawler and Regan Long invite readers to join their tribe of mothers and be encouraged, uplifted and inspired on their parenting journey. A LETTER FOR EVERY MOTHER is the perfect gift for every mother. In ALETTER FOR EVERY MOTHER, authors Kara Lawler and Regan Long have written a heartwarming compilation of letters addressed to mothers from all walks of life, meant to celebrate, inspire and commiserate with all stages of the parenting journey. This book will encourage, inspire and uplift mothers from all walks of life. Kara and Regan invite readers to join their tribe of mothers, to learn from one another and band together to face one of the hardest jobs in the world: becoming and being someone's mother. Their mission is to inspire and to create a community through this book to remind mothers that we're all in this together-an especially welcome message in the current atmosphere of competition and anxiety of parenting. A LETTER FOR EVERY MOTHER is warm, inviting, inclusive-and the tone is inspirational or irreverent, depending on the letter or subject you happen to turn to. After all, motherhood is an oxymoronic experience; it is both exhilarating and exhausting, uplifting and demeaning, wonderful but terrible, too.

American Motherhood

Letters of a Physician to His Daughters By F. A. RUPP , M. D. A BOOK for RAHIM TL LETTERS mothers and LETTERS OF marriageable daughters . The first book PHYSICIAN - 10 written wholly to HIS DAUGHTERS women on the dangers and destruction ...

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Paston Letters

motherhood to hear of me and how I do at the making of this letter , I was in good hele ( health ) of body , thanked be Jesu ; and as for my master , my best beloved that ye call , and I must needs call him so now , for I find none ...

Author: John Fenn

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Category: England

Page: 454

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