MONDAY, MAY 08, 2000
Stalked by my birth mother I didn't want to be her baby, not now, maybe never.
By Beth Broeker
My mother wears army boots She kicked butt for me and I want to thank her.
By Lisa Zeidner
TUESDAY, MAY 09, 2000
A tale of two mothers My mother was a chain-smoking, champagne-swilling braless art mom. My best friend's mother was June Cleaver. They both suffered -- and made difficult choices.
By Denise Ryan
Summer of the monkey-boys A hot summer day, a carload of teenage boys and a dangerous driving mistake reveal a mom's capacity to pardon boyhood transgressions.
By Colin Harrison
WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2000
My mother the nun It's true she was a bride of Christ -- just don't ask for details of the marriage.
By Theresa Rusho
My four favorite photos of my mother Her true selves are revealed, as real as uncut gems.
By Amy Bloom
THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2000
Perfect for this world Scarlett O'Hara taught my mother to make a velvet dress out of the living room curtains. And my mother, before she died, taught me that I must win at all costs.
By Avital Gad Cykman
Supplicant My mother gave me up before either of us knew the value of a mother. After her death, I no longer confuse longing with love.
By Kathryn Harrison
FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2000
Sentimental hogwash In or out of the mental hospital, my mother always found a moment to write the note that would excuse me from Mother's Day.
By Douglas Cruickshank
My mother's 10 rules to live by Take them with a grain of salt, but just one grain or you'll bloat.
By Elissa Schappell