Jessica Anya Blau
Jessica Anya Blau with her mother, Bonnie Blau Credit: Jessica Anya Blau
Around the time I was 8, when my sister, Becca, was 11, and my brother, Josh, was 3, my mother told Becca and me: "I quit.""Quit what?" I asked. "Being a...If a mother is someone who packs your lunch, hems your pants and mops the kitchen floor, then I grew up without a mother.