Are you turning into your mother?

April 22, 2004|by KATE COLEMAN

"Put that down before you poke your eye out.""Get down before you fall and break your neck."

Ah, yes. It's the voice of your mother from your childhood.

Now you're a parent. Do you hear yourself doing and saying things you swore you'd never do or say?

Do you find yourself singing the same lullabies, making the same cookies?

We'd like to know how you see yourself doing those things. Tell us some of your stories and we'll share them in Lifestyle on Mother's Day.

Contact Kate Coleman in one of the following ways:

  • Call 301-733-5131, ext. 2341, or 1-800-626-6397, ext. 2341, between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays.

  • Send your story via e-mail to

  • Fax it to 301-714-0245

  • Write in care of Just Like My Mother, Lifestyle, The Herald-Mail Co., P.O. Box 439, Hagerstown, MD 21741.

Include your name, age, town of residence and a daytime phone number. For a submission to be included in the story, it must be received by 5 p.m. Thursday, April 29.


We'll share some of your stories in the Lifestyle section of The Herald-Mail on Sunday, May 9.

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