Teetering on High

April 22, 2012
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I’ve been writing for nearly a year now about how hard it is for an American Mamma to reach the looks standards of the Italian women.   Women in Italy are style-conscious and impose high standards on themselves in terms of physical looks and dressing.  I have written about my desperate attempts to have luscious legs, […]


The Cat in the Hat Mamma

April 15, 2012
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Dear Blog Readers – I didn’t realize that anyone would actually read all the way to the end of my post “Teenagers: Will I Survive?”, but apparently some of you did because I have received personal emails asking me if I actually was foolish enough to go out Saturday night (last night), leaving my home […]


Teenagers. Will I Survive?

April 13, 2012
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  Anyone who knows what I look like would not recognize me these days.  My hair is standing on end—driven directly skyward by horrible teenage behavior.  Yes, I said horrible.  And while my hair is standing on end the rest of me is sagging.  All my enthusiam and energy has been drained away by endless, […]