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Carolyn Hax | Mama drama getting old

Q. Dear Carolyn: When my husband and I were first talking about having children, he suggested my mother's name and his mother's name ("Elaine Nicole") or our fathers' names ("Timothy James").

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    Adapted from a recent online discussion. Question: My husband and I are lucky to live close to both of our mothers (one is widowed, one divorced). My mother-in-law is a very sweet but boundary-challenged lady who constantly invites herself along when she hears (usually from my husband) about our plans.
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  • Carolyn Hax: Mother-equality a delicate balance to find
    Maybe he has no filter, or doesn’t want to guard his every word to her (which does get old), or Mama asks pointed questions ... follow her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/carolyn.hax or chat with her online at 9 a.m. each Friday at www.washingtonpost.com.
    11/28/2014 - 9:10 pm | View Link
  • Carolyn Hax: Mind feelings of clingy mother-in-law
    Maybe he has no filter, or doesn’t want to guard his every word to her (which does get old), or Mama asks pointed questions, etc. Shutting off the information spigot always seems like an easy answer, but usually part of the relationship gets cut off with it.
    11/28/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Carolyn Hax: Calm down over daughter’s relationship
    As in — let go, Mama, let go. Re: Colorado ... not her daughter’s. Read CAROLYN HAX every day in the Free Press. Write to her care of the Washington Post, Style Plus, 1150 15th St., NW, Washington, D.C. 20071 or e-mail tellme@washpost.com.
    10/22/2014 - 1:09 pm | View Link
  • Carolyn Hax: To gain perspective, do some volunteer work
    Florida On names for grandmas: My oldest called both me and my mother “mama” for the longest time ... Don’t make it conditional based on your own insecurities. — C. Read CAROLYN HAX every day in the Free Press. Write to her care of the Washington ...
    08/29/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Carolyn Hax: Can’t win in this name game
    My son indicated that she never did approve of the name but never said anything to me. Her rationale? She is their Mama, therefore my given nickname was suddenly unacceptable as it incorporates “mama.” (Her daughter has always called her Mommy.)
    07/25/2014 - 9:01 am | View Link
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