Tag Archives: breasts

January 23

“The End of Mama” by Candace Carrabus

This story appears in the anthology “Not Your Mother’s Book…On Being a Mom.” Hard as I tried to prevent it, my three-and-a-half-year-old daughter learned about the dreaded Barbie doll via preschool. OK, I know I’m not the only one repulsed by the thing, and not just because I didn’t have one when I was a […]

November 11

“Battle-Dressed Breasts” by Laurel McHargue

This story appears in the anthology “Not Your Mother’s Book…On Being a Woman.”  Although Army Battle Dress Uniform (BDU) designers knew what they were doing when they were tasked to create the perfect camouflage for soldiers, they probably could not have anticipated an unlikely scenario that unfolded at a rest area on the other side […]

October 15

“The Ice Bra Cometh” by Monica Giglio

This story appears in the anthology “Not Your Mother’s Book…On Being a Woman.” “Only you, Monica. This stuff only happens to you.” In the past decade as a single mother of three, I’d heard that declaration more times than I could count. I don’t ask for drama to come into my life, but it somehow […]